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Red Phosphorus and Iodine Reduction of Pseudoephedrine to Methamphetamine

by PinkPencil
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1) Iodine (13g), pseudoephedrine (10g), and red Phosphorus (4g).

2) Iodine and pseudo mixed:

3) After water addition:

4) Moments after RP addition:

5) Gas volume increases:

6) Appearence of mixture on flask wall (initial), notice high viscosity:

7) After 45 min, crystals of meth HI appear in the condenser:

8) Appearence of mixture on flask wall (end of rxn):

9) The pinkpencil-patented-pushpull tank (The p5t):

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