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The recommended daily intake of hydriodic acid syrup was 2 to 4 ml.
The other components of meth, including hydriodic acid, are smuggled in or manufactured illegally.
The most widely-used method of manufacturing the drug involves heating pseudoephedrine or ephedrine, red phosphorus and hydriodic acid.
Inside the home, deputies found a glass laboratory flask, rubber tubing, and chemicals believed to be red phosphorus, ephedrine and hydriodic acid, all used in manufacturing methamphetamine.
The drug is manufactured using highly toxic chemicals including Freon, sodium hydroxine and the carcinogen benzene, hydriodic acid and red phosphorous.
California laws make it difficult to obtain two of the main components needed to produce methamphetamine - ephedrine and hydriodic acid - but smugglers and the black market fill the gap.