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- n. a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic
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The seizure, which the army made Monday, included 787 tonnes of phenylacetamide and 52.5 tonnes of tartaric acid, all in 25 kilogram 55 pound packets.
Last month, soldiers discovered another warehouse at an industrial park piled with 300 metric tons of solid phenylacetamide and the equivalent of about 150 tons of liquid methyl phenylacetate.
Photos from the scene of the raid showed the phenylacetamide stacked several yards meters high, and hundreds of drums of other chemicals also used to make meth.
The Defense Department said soldiers found thousands of sacks of phenylacetamide in a warehouse in the north-central state of Queretaro.
If the seized phenylacetamide was processed in a sophisticated lab it could yield nearly 350 million gram doses, with a street value in the United States of nearly $28 billion, Islas calculated on the basis of higher-end market prices.
The seizure in central Mexico, which the army conducted on Monday, included 787 tonnes of phenylacetamide and 52.5 tonnes of tartaric acid, all in 25 kilogram 55 pound packets.