PharmChem Inc http://www.pharmchem.com PharmChem together with its Distributors are the sole source providers of the PharmChek® Sweat Patch used to detect drugs of abuse.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration FDA approved for its PharmChek sweat patch drug testing
PharmChem offers the PharmChek Sweat Patch Device for use by its customers to test for drugs of abuse. The Company contracts with a third party laboratory to screen the Sweat Patch. http://www.canp.uscourts.gov/forms/vendors/sweat_patch_training.pdf
Its customers include private and public employers, criminal justice agencies, corporate and governmental , and drug treatment programs in the United States and Puerto Rico, including child custody matters who seek to detect and deter the use of illegal drugs and alcohol. The company tests for a number of drugs of abuse, including cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, phencyclidine, marijuana, and alcohol
~09/25/13 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24071814 Application of Sweat Patch Screening for 16 Drugs and Metabolites Using a Fast and Highly Selective LC-MS/MS Method.
NEW Perscription Opiates FDA 2013 ~~> See Page 12 http://www.modrugcourts.org/ckfinder/userfiles/files/pharmchem.pdf
PharmChem acquired the exclusive worldwide marketing rights for the sweat patch technology in 1992 for use in testing for drugs of abuse and alcohol. PharmChek is manufactured by 3M for Sudormed, Inc., a privately - held medical device company.
Patch Cases Upheld in Federal Court 2013 - http://www.pharmchem.com/pharmchem/files/court_cases/More_Court_Cases.pdf
Reliability of Sweat Patch Affirmed. PharmChek® Sweat Patch - Successful Court Cases ... Sweat Patches Reliable. PharmChek®
Determination of sunitinib and its active metabolite N-desethylsunitinib in sweat of a patient. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22004675
Sweat Testing to Monitor Drug Exposure Annals of Clinical & Laboratory Science, vol. 43, no. 1, 2013 http://www.pharmchem.com/pharmchem/files/articles/Patch_Article_45.pdf
Quantitative determination of ethyl glucuronide in sweat. http://www.pharmchem.com/pharmchem/files/articles/Patch%20Article%2032.pdf
Sweat testing for the detection of atomoxetine from paediatric patients with attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder: application to clinical practice. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22991172
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