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cutting agent

Richard Rennie

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

Seventh edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780198722823
Published online January 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191789540
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A substance used to dilute illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine. Examples include flour, starch, sugar, and caffeine.

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Subjects: Chemistry

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