The PharmChek® Sweat Patch (or Drug Patch) by PharmChem, Inc. is worn on the skin for up to 10 days and uses sweat as the specimen source. PharmChek® not only acts as a deterrent to continued drug use, but also offers the following advantages:
- Increased window of detection
- Can be used as both a reward or a sanction
- Detects parent drug and drug metabolite
- Variable removal date
- Quick application & removal
- No urine collections
- No undetected substitution, dilution, or adulteration
- Gender indifferent
PharmChek® Kits Include:
PharmChek® 50ct. Kit (N218) Includes: 50 Patches, 50 chain of custody forms, 50 single-use tweezers, 50 specimen bags, 50 transport bags, and 100 isopropyl alcohol wipes.
PharmChek® 10ct. Kit (N214) Includes: 10 Patches, 10 chain of custody forms, 10 single-use tweezers, 10 specimen bags, 10 transport bags, and 20 isopropyl alcohol wipes.
PharmChek® Analysis Panels Include:
Standard Panel- Includes: Methamphetamine, Amphetamine, Cocaine, Codeine, Morphine, Heroin, Marijuana, and PCP.
Expanded Panel- Includes: Standard panel + Fentanyl, Norfentanyl, Hydromorphone, Hydrocodone, Oxymorphone, and Oxycodone
**Fentanyl Panel- May be added to the Standard panel.
Watch the short video below for more information about the PharmChek® Sweat Patch:
PharmChek® Sweat Patch Upheld, US Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 2007
PharmChek® has been upheld as a valid and reliable testing methodology in over 50 state and federal courts, including the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, by The Honorable Sandra Day O'Connor, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, (Ret.), sitting by designation, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 294(a).
PDF Training Manual PharmChek® Drugs of Abuse Sweat Patch PDF Technical FAQ PharmChek® Drugs of Abuse Sweat PatchExcerpt from the decision in U.S. v. Stumpf
...for the foregoing reasons, this Court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that the PharmChem sweat patch drug testing device is a reliable scientific method for testing for the presence of controlled substances, including methamphetamine, as it was utilized during the periods in question.