Professional Rapid Test Solutions

Forensic Use Only: Definition & Examples

Forensic Use Only

Forensic Use Only: Definition & Examples

Forensic Use Only (FUO) devices are exclusive to law enforcement agencies and organizations associated with them. Learn more about FUO.

Share This Post

UPDATED: 3/31/2023

Forensic Use Only (FUO) devices are exclusive to law enforcement agencies and organizations associated with them, such as court systems, police departments, correction centers, juvenile detention centers, prisons, and labs performing forensic testing. These devices are not suitable for use in other settings, like clinical diagnosis or the workplace.

To acquire these special drug testing devices, individuals or organizations must submit necessary paperwork and receive clearance from the manufacturer. This is due to the fact that these devices are not FDA 510k cleared and are not intended for employment screening, pain management screening, or other purposes. They are only meant for drug screening use by law enforcement, prisons, military, or other relevant government agencies.

At DrugTestKitUSA, we take our responsibility to ensure the appropriate use of our products very seriously. As such, it is necessary for us to require Forensic Use Only paperwork from our customers before they can purchase our FUO drug test kits and/or substance identification products. We understand that this may cause a delay in the ordering process, but it is necessary to ensure the safety and legality of our products.

Therefore, we kindly ask that our customers fill out the necessary paperwork and send it back to us as soon as possible, so that we can determine their eligibility to purchase the product. We will then send the paperwork to the manufacturer to verify eligibility and ensure that the product is being used for its intended purpose.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this matter, and we assure you that we will do everything in our power to expedite the process and get your order to you as quickly as possible.

Some drug test kits that test for Fentanyl, and specialty tests, like the K2/Spice drug test, fall under the category of Forensic Use Only. These designations are clearly marked on the product’s page. However, if you have any doubts about the intended use and setting for any rapid screening device, it’s advisable to get in touch with the manufacturer for clarification.

Examples of FUO devices include testing for:

  • Alcohol (ALC)
  • Cotinine(COT)
  • Ethyl Glucuronide (ETG)
  • Fentanyl (FEN)
  • Synthetic Marijuana (K2)
  • Ketamine (KET)
  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
  • Methqualone (MQL)
  • Bath Salts (MDPV)
  • Tramadol (TRA)
  • 6-monoacetylmorphine (6-MAM)

More To Explore

Need Drug Test Cups?

Check them out here

6 Panel Drug Test Cup
Authorize.Net Payment Gateway Verified Merchant

DrugTestKitUSA is a verified Authorize.Net Merchant

You can shop at DrugTestKitUSA ( with confidence. We have partnered with Authorize.Net, a leading payment gateway since 1996, to accept credit cards and electronic check payments safely and securely for our customers.

The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer information through the electronic check and credit card processing networks. See an online payments diagram to see how it works.

The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:

  • 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions.
  • Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information.
  • Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

For additional information regarding the privacy of your sensitive cardholder data, please read the Authorize.Net Privacy Policy.

DrugTestKitUSA ( is registered with the Authorize.Net Verified Merchant Seal program.

DrugTestKitUSA Accepts PayPal

Why use PayPal?

Your information is secured.

When you pay with PayPal, your financial information is never shared with the seller, and you can pay using only your email address and password.

Security around the clock.
PayPal monitors every transaction 24/7 to help prevent against fraud, email phishing and identity theft. Every transaction is heavily guarded behind their next-level encryption.

If something seems suspicious, their dedicated team of security specialists is immediately on it to help protect you from fraudulent transactions. And remember, PayPal will never ask for any sensitive information from you in an email.

You can be sure that your transaction is protected and secure when you use PayPal at the DrugTestKitUSA checkout.