What does GHB look like?
GHB (gammahydroxybutrate) and GBL (gammabutyrolactone) look identical.
They are sold as:
- colourless oily liquids
- capsules, but this is rare
- as powder or paste, but this is also rare
GHB has a medical use in the treatment of narcolepsy, and GBL is used in stain remover, rust remover, superglue remover, as an alloy cleaner and as a paint stripper.
What is the Taste and Smell of GHB?
- GHB has almost no smell and a salty/soapy taste.
- GBL has a very strong chemical taste and smell.