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Sterile vs. Non Sterile Gloves

Posted by Drug Test City on  October 7, 2020
Category: Medical
Disposable gloves are considered sterile when they meet or exceed the FDA’s standard assurance level for sterilization. When it comes to sterile vs. non sterile gloves, for the vast majority of uses non-sterile gloves are adequate. Sterile gloves are used for surgeries and wound care while non-sterile gloves are used for everything from common medical procedures to food preparation. The process for meeting the FDA’s guidelines for sterile gloves include an expanded sterilization process, meeting
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A History of Drug Testing in the US

Posted by Drug Test City on  September 7, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
It may surprise you to know that even though humans have been using drugs for 6,000 years drug testing is a relatively new invention. Our history of drug testing really didn’t start until the 1980s when a handful of workplace accidents spurred the federal government to take a closer look. The earliest recorded use of drugs was by the early Egyptian dynasties. The medical and religious use of marijuana can be traced back nearly 5,000
What is FYL on a drug test

What is FYL On a Drug Test?

Posted by Drug Test City on  August 31, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
FYL on a drug test stands for Fentanyl. What is FYL On a Drug Test? FYL stands for Fentanyl. Fentanyl is a powerful opioid that is used in the treatment for severe pain, but is also becoming widely abused. It is often mixed with Heroin to increase potency and lower cost for drug dealers. This trend has caused a dramatic rise in Fentanyl related overdose deaths. Fentanyl is 100 times stronger than morphine. Fentanyl has
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Drug Testing Remote Employees

Posted by Drug Test City on  August 27, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
With many companies electing to allow employees to work remotely during the pandemic, businesses are interested in the best methods of drug testing remote employees. Fortunately there are several options available for drug testing remote employees depending on your company’s specific situation. Have Remote Employees Report to The Office for Drug Testing The easiest method of drug testing remote employees is to have those employees come in for staff meetings or performance reviews on a
What is TCA on a drug test

What Is TCA On a Drug Test

Posted by Drug Test City on  August 24, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
TCA on a drug test stands for Tricyclic Antidepressants. Customers usually recognize the obvious abbreviations on 12 panel drug tests, but some are confused by pharmaceuticals. What is TCA on a Drug Test? TCA stands for tricyclic antidepressants. Tricyclic antidepressants is a group of drugs used to treat bi-polar disorder, depression, insomnia, OCD, bedwetting and several other conditions or symptoms. Tricyclic antidepressants have mostly been replaced by newer classes of antidepressants such as SSRIs, SNRIs
do 12 panel drug tests test for alcohol

Do 12 Panel Drug Tests Test for Alcohol

Posted by Drug Test City on  August 18, 2020
Category: Drug Testing
One of the questions we are most often asked is if 12 panel drug tests test for alcohol. The short answer is that no, 12 panel tests usually do not test for alcohol. There are exceptions to this rule and many drug tests will include a separate alcohol urine test, but an alcohol test strip is not normally found on 12 panel tests themselves. The most common drugs included on a 12 panel test are
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Drug Tests for Welfare Recipients

Posted by Drug Test City on  July 31, 2020
Category: Addiction, Drug Testing
Do drug tests for welfare recipients save money or have any positive effects on society? Most of the data published has echoed the sentiments of the organization that published it. It’s not easy to quantify the success of these programs because the number of welfare applicants change as the economy improves and declines. In a study conducted and touted by Think Progress they found that only 1% out of the 263,000 applicants that could have
Requirements for legal random drug testing
Random drug testing is an important part of maintaining an effective and safe workforce. Many large companies outsource drug testing because they believe the requirements are too costly. Let’s break down the requirements for conducting legal random drug testing for your business. Identify Requirements for Legal Random Drug Testing Most large corporations use the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 as a starting point for their random drug testing program. It is required that all