Alerts & notifications
Yellow tablet/powder containing potent opioid likely to cause serious harmNotification|21 October 2022
A highly potent opioid, metonitazene, has been found in a yellow powder, likely from crushed tablets, which are possibly in circulation nationwide.
Flualprazolam found in fake ‘Xanax’ tabletNotification|12 October 2020
Flualprazolam, a dangerous and potent novel benzodiazepine, has been detected in yellow counterfeit Xanax pills being sold across New Zealand.
Increase in fake Xanax tabletsNotification|14 August 2020
There has been an increase in the availability of fake ‘Xanax bar’ tablets across New Zealand.