Prescription drug Abuse prevention kits that rapidly destroy the active medications and allow safe disposal. " Our nation is in the throes of an epidemic of controlled prescription drug abuse and addiction. "- Joseph A. Califano, Jr. Chairman and President of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse.
Close to half a trillion U.S. dollars are spent on expenses associated with medical, economic, social, and the criminal impact caused by the use and abuse of addictive substances.
ICET is working on simple solution to help concerned parents and citizens to discreetly dispose medications after rapid deactivation (Development supported by a grant from the NIDA. NIH). This technology is different from simple carbon based sorption products where the drugs remain active.