New report from the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has today published its 11th report of the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program. The eleventh report covers around 56 per cent of the population, which equates to about 13 million people. Fifty-five wastewater treatment plants across Australia participated in the April 2020 collection, which monitored the consumption of 13 substances. In June 2020, when only capital city sites were sampled, there were 20 sites covering approximately 48 per cent of the population. In summary: Of the drugs measured with available dose data, alcohol and nicotine remain the most consumed, with methylamphetamine the most consumed illicit…

APACs COVID-19 Antibody test kit has been evaluated by a renown institute

The Doherty Institute in Melbourne has published a Report regarding the APAC COVID-19 Antibody test kit The Doherty Institute, which is a joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital has published a report regarding the APAC COVID-19 Antibody test kit. As part of the TGA listing with the Federal Government, each supplier has to provide their test kits for evaluation, where the Doherty Institute compares the reported characteristics from the manufacturer with their own testing. The Doherty Institute finding was that the APAC COVID-19 antibody test kit "met, or where within the acceptable confidence interval…

Instruction video – APAC Urine screening device

A few clients have asked us how to use the APAC urine screening cup. The instructions for usage, IFU, can be quite challenging to read, so hopefully this video clip will assist you. Click here to see instruction video A few things to remember: Read the temperature strip as soon as there is urine in the cup. The temperature should be between 32 - 38 degrees Celsius. Start the timer and read the results after five minutes but before 10 minutes All detection strips MUST have a visible Control line. This indicates that the strip is working. Below the C-line…

Demand for Fentanyl detection increases

APAC sees a higher demand for detection of Fentanyl in our drug screening devices. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid, which is used to threat pain. It is also an illicit drug which is considerably more toxic compared to morphine; 50 - 100 times!! Due to the higher demand, APAC is introducing a single urine Fentanyl test. See: https://apacsecurity.com/product/fentanyl-urine-test/ In addition, our 13-panel urine screening cup has been updated to also include Fentanyl. See: https://apacsecurity.com/product/apac-13-panel-screening-cup/

Alcohol consumption after intoxication can be tested in urine

If you want to extend the detection window from an alcohol breath test, you may want to try an EtG urine test, which can detect alcohol consumption 1-4 days after drinking. The time is dependent on the amount of alcohol that was consumed. If you need more information, please see: https://apacsecurity.com/product/alcohol-etg-urine-test/