I was surfing around the web just to find out what kind of information was available. Mostly looking for content that was not originating from the American Toxicology website. I was surprised / proud to see that there was actually some discussions about us on some pro-drug usage online forums.
My favorite post was from a upset patient complained about how he tried to use some fake pee for a drug test at our location in Feb 2012 (yes we realize that this is old news, but we just found out about it yesterday).
The following is a quote from the customer of a fake pee product:
"Wow. What a kick in the teeth. I got the dreaded call that my "urine" came back from American Toxicology in Las Vegas as substituted, not human specimen. I actually got brought into HR where the manager and director calmly questioned me. They said that they had caught Quick Fix a few times before, and that that was the reason that they used American Toxicology. Interestingly, AT had signs
What's just as fascinating is the thought process and analysis that some of the other users on this thread had expressed. Chelsea, one of our laboratory technicians put it this way: "It boggles my mind every single time I look through these sites... The amount of stress and effort they go through just to pass a urine test to be a line cook or a busboy. If only they put just HALF of that effort into something positive, they'd probably be CEOs somewhere haha. Oh well, job security for us."
Further down in the thread another user commented:
I'm guessing American Toxicology is a smaller company than ***** or *** ****. I'm also guessing that they charge companies a extra to do a more thorough test. I'm also guessing thats why your six-figure job pays the extra few bucks to use them. As far as Quick Fix working or not working. I literally just used it for my new job ($11/hr, so hardly even 20k a year, less than 20k after taxes), at ***** ***********. Passed with flying colours. Or at least I think I did. Took it last (well, Feb 1st) Wendsday and I'm about to finish up my first week.
I think this user's thought process is somewhat correct but I would phrase it more like this; Because American Toxicology is a smaller laboratory we can focus on delivering the best customer service and products to their clients. We aren't a National laboratory with corporate governance. And contrary to what was said, our prices are rather competitive. We HAVE to be competitive to hang with the national lab's "Wal-Mart style pricing". The major differences are found in the quality of service that a Local company like our can offer to our clients. Furthermore, our employees are scientists who are allowed to think outside of the box. They really get a kick out of catching synthetic pee samples so bring on the Canadian variation of your fake pee!
The full text of this online discussion about American Toxicology catching fake pee can be found at: http://www.marijuana.com/threads/quick-fix-failed-american-toxicology-las-vegas.294579/
Other discussions about American Toxicology failing Synthetic urine samples can be found:
Our disclaimer: It's unfortunate that there is a demand for these types of products. We do not agree or affiliate with the views or beliefs off the aforementioned websites. But we do find it amusing our name is being discussed in this way. The best way to pass a drug test is always going to be...
Don't use drugs!
Scenario: Someone thinks they are going to test positive on a drug test (because they've likely used drugs recently) so they go to some Ghetto Tattoo or Smoke shop to pick up one of these fake urine kits.
This "Magnum Detox" kit includes:
Fake Pee is 100% Guaranteed Quality, Tommy Boy Style!
People try to cheat with this stuff on a daily basis here in Las Vegas. Don't be fooled folks! While you may be able to get away with giving this type of sample at some labs, American Toxicology will catch you. And clearly this Novelty Synthetic Urine states on the box that it is "FOR LEGAL USE ONLY". So please, make sure you only use it legally.
If you are going to use this legally at American Toxicology, please keep your receipt because you may have a speculative complaint against their "100% Guaranteed Quality" that probably won't win you anything from but more humility and embarrassment when you call to get some testing records back from your employer. Good Times!