Let me start by saying that I got this test bundle specifically to test a product that I understood to be LSD. The Ehrlich test is great. Very straightforward. Does this product contain LSD or other indoles? It will turn purple if so. Great. The other tests are not so helpful. They each test for a dozen or more different substances, each will cause the product to change to a different color. Mostly. Some substances change the product to the same color. A LOT of the substances change the product to VERY similar colors. You’re gonna need a good eye for color and good lighting to read the results. And something I wish I considered before buying: What if the product has multiple substances? What color would it change to then? I think that’s what happened in my case, because it changed to a sort of brown that didn’t seem to quite match up with any of the colors. You’re gonna need to cross-reference the product among all the different tests to try to come up with a determination, but I still found it very difficult to decide exactly what substances were in it. I will say, this test bundle did show that there was *something* else other than LSD/indoles in the product, I’m just not sure what. I’m no chemist, so I have no idea about the feasibility of making some changes, but if the tests could test for fewer substances, and if the results for different substances could be less similar colors, that would be a great improvement and make testing much more effective.
Reply from Test Kit Plus:
Hello and thank you for the review. The Ehrlich test is the primary one for LSD. The other reagents in this kit are mainly used for substances in other categories (such as MDMA, amphetamines and lots of others), where it’s best to use more than one test on a sample. A combination of substances yields a blended color. There’s more info on that in our FAQ.
Please note that reagent testing doesn’t act as an affirmative identifier, it’s presumptive. This means it should be conducted to see if a sample does not contain what you’re expecting.
Hope this helps.
The Test Kit Plus team