Testable Substances and Sample Collection

In Maine, the substances that can be tested are determined by the Department of Health and Human Services, as are the screening and concentration levels at which they can be tested. The table below summarizes the screening and confirmation concentrations of the testable substances.

Please contact General.bls@maine.gov or 207-623-7907 for more information.

Table 1. Urine Screening and Confirmation Levels

Substance Screening Concentration Confirmation Concentration
Alcohol 0.02 g/100 ml 0.02 g/100ml
Amphetamine/Methamphetamine 1000 ng/ml 500 ng/ml
Barbiturates 300 ng/ml 200 ng/ml
Benzodiazepines 300 ng/ml 300 ng/ml
Cannabinoids 50 ng/ml 15 ng/ml
Cocaine and/or Metabolites 300 ng/ml 150 ng/ml
Methadone 300 ng/ml 300 ng/ml
Methaqualone 300 ng/ml 300 ng/ml
Opiates (Morphine, Codeine) 2000 ng/ml 2000 ng/ml
6-acetyl morphine (only if morphine>2000) Special 10 ng/ml
Phencyclidine 25 ng/ml 25 ng/ml