Methamphetamine - also known as meth, crank, crystal, and speed - is a powerfully addictive central nervous system stimulant.
What does it look like?
Meth is available as a crystalline powder or in rock-like chunks. Meth varies in color, and may be white, yellow, brown or pink.
Where is it made?
Two-thirds of our country's meth supply is produced in super labs in Mexico and Southern California, and trafficked throughout the country.
What are the toxic ingredients in crystal meth?
Cold and antihistamine medications (that include pseudoephedrine and ephedrine) are necessary as a main ingredient in meth production. A number of the ingredients commonly used in creating meth are extremely toxic: