Carfentanil Street Value & Names In Ohio

Manish Mishra, MBBS

Medically Reviewed By: Manish Mishra, MBBS

on March 29, 2023

Carfentanil can cost between $6 to $30 per gram on the Ohio black market. Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid 100 times stronger than fentanyl, and high doses can be obtained for low prices.

Carfentanil may be mixed into other street drugs, such as oxycodone, heroin, or fentanyl, and sold under street names of these drugs. In these cases, buyers may not know carfentanil is inside these drugs and their risk of opioid overdose may be higher.

Carfentanil is a Schedule II controlled substance which does not have legal uses in humans. Ohio law enforcement has been monitoring drug use and distribution of carfentanil since the mid 2010s, due to the drug’s low price, high lethality, and potential to cause drug addiction.

Carfentanil may cost anywhere between $6 to $30 per gram when sold by illicit drug traffickers in Ohio. Each gram of this synthetic opioid can contain countless lethal doses.

Street Value Of Carfentanil

Ohioans can access illicit and prescription drug traffickers through the Internet, where they can buy carfentanil, hydrocodone, oxycodone, fentanyl, and other opioid drugs.

Data on the street prices of carfentanil in different parts of Ohio are not publicly available. However, the price of carfentanil online may vary from $6 to $30 per gram, and in-person drug dealers may have similar prices.

Street Names For Carfentanil

If an illegal provider sells you carfentanil on the black market, it may be called:

  • China white
  • China girl
  • Tango and Cash
  • Apache
  • gray death

Carfentanil can also be found in other popular street drugs, such as oxy (OxyContin), smack (heroin), black rock (crack cocaine), and even hallucinogens.

Dangers Of Buying Carfentanil

Buying carfentanil is dangerous due to the potency of the drug. When handling carfentanil, touching it with your bare hands can lead to an accidental overdose. Every year, carfentanil contributes to a significant number of accidental overdose deaths in Ohio.

Taking drugs that contain carfentanil can get you addicted to opioids in a short amount of time. You may experience intense side effects and withdrawal symptoms when trying to quit. Quitting illegal drugs can be difficult on your own, but a substance abuse treatment program can help.

At Ohio Recovery Center, our opioid addiction treatment options include detox programs, medication-assisted treatment with methadone and buprenorphine, and mental health services. To learn more, please contact us today.

  1. Australian Institute of Criminology — Fentanyl availability on darknet markets
  2. Department Of Veterans Affairs — Together We Can – Staying Safe on Prescription Opioids
  3. Drug Enforcement Administration — Carfentanil: A Dangerous New Factor in the US Opioid Crisis
  4. National Institute on Drug Abuse — Fentanyl
  5. Science — Underground labs in China are devising potent new opiates faster than authorities can respond

Written by Ohio Recovery Center Editorial Team

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* This page does not provide medical advice.

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