U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration. (2017). Fentanyl: A Briefing Guide for First Responders.
To address the significant risk fentanyl can have on first responders who may come in contact with it, the Drug Enforcement Administration shares the history of the substance, describes fentanyl-related substances, and lists common illicit forms of the drug. It also shares information on responder exposure risks and treatment, and remediation and decontamination.