CSAlert is a magazine published by CLIA and NES for CLIA members and covers the latest news, hazards, safety equipment, lab busts, manufacturing methods, and other issues concerning methamphetamine and illegal clandestine drug labs. CLIA is dedicated to providing the very latest information concerning the safety of law enforcement and first responders.

If you would like access to the CSAlert please email Kyle Rothenbaum at krothenbaum@nesglobal.net and he will provide the username and password after verifying that you are a law enforcement officer.

February 2017

In This Issue:

  • One Pot Methamphetamine Production at Oklahoma State University-Forensic Toxicology and Trace Laboratory: Lessons Learned
  • Your Morning Coffee Break–Ing Bad
  • Metal & PVC One-Pot Containers

October 2016

In This Issue:

  • Carfentanil Concerns for Law Enforcement and First Responders
  • George Marquardt, The Wichita Wizard
  • Dowe Lowe with D Lowe: When it’s not a One Pot

June 2016

In this issue:

  • Fentanyl and Other Deadly Synthetics
  • Cold Fire Tactical
  • Neutralizing an Unusual Lab

December 2015

In This Issue:

  • Law Enforcement’s Answer to a Fentanyl Exposure: Use of Naloxone (Narcan)
  • Alternate Methods of Stabilizing One-Pot Reaction Vessels
  • Sheep, Wolves and Sheepdogs

June 2015

In This Issue:

  • Second Generation of Bath Salts: Flakka
  • Air Monitoring During Tactical Entry
  • Fentayl Officer Safety Bulletin

December 2014

In This Issue:

  • Drug Lab Incidents on the Decrease
  • Urban Drug Legends
  • Future of the CSAlert

July 2014

In This Issue:

  • DMT Labs on the Rise
  • Don’t be CSI’D
  • Tactical Thoughts
  • Why the ACS is a Big Success

March 2014

In This Issue:

  • N-Bomb Concerns for Law Enforcement
  • Drying Agents and One-pot Explosions

November 2013

In This Issue:

  • Damp Rid at Clan Labs
  • UNODC Reports Increase in New Synthetic Substances
  • New Section: All Meth’d Up

June 2013

In This Issue:

  • Honey Oil Labs
  • Ohio’s Hybrid 2-Pot Cook – A Twist on the “Ammonia Cooks of Olde”
  • Effects of Clan Lab Exposure?: A Fellow Officer Asks for Help

February 2013

In This Issue:

  • Investigating a High Hazard Lab- LSD
  • Down Low with D Lowe: Why We Wear Our PPEs
  • Glass One Pot Cooking Vessels

November 2012

In This Issue:

  • Synthetic Cannabinoids
  • New Study Highlights Risks at MGOs
  • Welcome Back to the CSAlert

June 2012

In This Issue:

  • Substituted Cathinones (AKA Bath Salts)
  • Drug Lab Clean-up and Funding
  • Thermal Testing of Fire Resistant Fabrics After the Application of Flammable Solvents

October 2010

In This Issue:

  • The Dry-Magnesium Cook
  • Is Another Train Wreck Coming?
  • I-80: Highway of Money?

May 2010

In This Issue:

  • Improvised Containers Used for Hydrogen Chloride Gas Generation at a Clandestine Drug Laboratory
  • Exposed: An Officer’s Story
  • IED Sex Toy?

November 2009

In This Issue:

  • Egyptian Meth
  • “One-Pot/Shake & Bake”: A Danger Among Us, Part II
  • One-Pot Labs – A Tulsa Story

August 2009

In This Issue:

  • Phosphine Gas: Revisted – Part II
  • First Annual International “Guinness Golf” Tournament
  • Anti-Diversion Security

May 2009

In This Issue:

  • Phosphine Gas: Revisted – Part I
  • Out of Sight; Out of Mind; The DEA 602 Fix
  • Handling & Processing of “Shake & Bake” Labs – Safely!

February 2009

In This Issue:

  • The Iodine Loophole
  • Unique Labs
  • National Drug Assessment – 2009

November 2008

In This Issue:

  • “One Pot/Shake n’ Bake”: A Danger Among Us
  • 1st Global Methamphetamine Conference, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Free Money! For Clan Lab Expenses

August 2008

In This Issue:

  • The Designer Hallucinogens
  • Another Source for Iodine
  • EPIC 143: Size Doesn’t Matter

May 2008

In This Issue:

  • New Twist to Steroid Distribution
  • Down Low with D. Lowe
  • Math Class Just Got a Bit More Explosive

February 2008

In This Issue:

  • New Cut Hitting the West Coast
  • Down Low with D. Lowe: Practical Approaches to Processing
  • Meth-Busters

November 2007

In This Issue:

  • The NutraSweet Method
  • Kamikaze Pilots, Beats and Hells Angels All Part of Meth Crisis History
  • The Down Low with D. Lowe: Where Have All The Meth Labs Gone?

August 2007

In This Issue:

  • Euphoria: An Alternate to Meth
  • Hammer Time! An Expensive Lesson In “Good Faith”
  • Growing the Green

May 2007

In This Issue:

  • A Quick, Effective On-site Colorimetric Method for Gathering Physical Evidence of Chemical Contaminants
  • Streamlining Clan Lab Cleanup for State/Local Agencies – The DEA’s “Container Program”: A Government Program that Makes Sense
  • The Newest Drug Trends- Flavored Meth and Cheese

February 2007

In This Issue:

  • Colorimetric Wipes
  • Entry Option for Methamphetamine Labs
  • The Fentanyl Craze

November 2006

In This Issue:

  • Sampling Clan Labs From a Chemist’s Point Of View
  • The National Drug Enforcement Officers Association
  • Hammer Time! – Sneak & Peeks and the U.S. Patriot Act

August 2006

In This Issue:

  • Methamphetamine: Symptoms, Psychosis, and you…
  • Methamphetamine Influence Report
  • What is the NMCI?

May 2006

In This Issue:

  • Liquid Medications Used to Manufacture Methamphetamine
  • Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department South / East Tennessee Methamphetamine Task Force
  • War on Meth

February 2006

In This Issue:

  • A Growing Concern at Clan Labs – Ammonia Injuries
  • Meth in the News
  • Clandestine Anhydrous Ammonia Response

November 2005

In This Issue:

  • New Source for Ephedrine – Fermentation
  • Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation Clandestine Laboratory Unit
  • California Sets the Stage for Meth Regulation

August 2005

In This Issue:

  • Drager Researching Iodine Tudes
  • Meth Study Finds Particles After Cook
  • The Next Step to Stop Meth

May 2005

In This Issue:

  • Urine Extraction Lab
  • Health Effects of Methamphetamine – CDC Reports
  • Body Produces Antibodies for Meth

February 2005

In This Issue:

  • New Attempt to Replace Pseudoephedrine
  • Meth Worldwide
  • Meth In The News

November 2004

In This Issue:

  • Alternative Stimulant Emerging
  • Officers: Protect Yourself Before the Raid
  • Meth Moves Out of the Valley

September 2004

In This Issue:

  • One Pot Method – New Trend in Ammonia Method Emerges
  • Methamphetamine: America in Crisis
  • Meth Lab Fumes Overwhelm Officers

May 2004

In This Issue:

  • Kids and Clan Labs – A Tragic Combination
  • Meth Lab Study Raises More Questions
  • Violence Escalating at Drug Labs

March 2004

In This Issue:

  • Methamphetamine Urban Legends
  • High-Tech Labs Increase Danger
  • Vaporized Meth a “Silent Killer”

October 2003

In This Issue:

  • Crystal Methamphetamine
  • Anhydrous Theft Results in Major Evacuation
  • Hypophosphorous Acid Use on Increase

May 2003

In This Issue:

  • Homemade Ammonia Produced from Fertilizer
  • DuPont Offers New Personal Protective Coveralls
  • Operation “North Star” Nets 67 Suspects & 34,000 Pounds of Pseudoephedrine