Toxic chemical sold as 1,4-BD in Auckland
- Toxic chemicals
The toxic chemical diethylene glycol being sold as the recreational drug 1,4-Butanediol (1,4-BD) in Auckland.
How to identify the drug
- Viscous liquid
- Clear, colourless
- Practically odourless
- Sweetish taste
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