Forensic Point of Care Testing Devices  -  Disclaimer Notice:

Legal Disclaimer Statement:

These devices are also known or marketed as: Instant Testing Devices, Rapid Screening Devices, Quick Testing Devices or POCT Testing Devices.   Also included in this disclaimer are any  and all other types of non-mechanized screening devices or methodologies.

CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES and understands that  these lower cost, less accurate devices, are not designed, intended or FTA approved for use within the employment sector.  The manufacture and/or distributors of these devices, as well as Forensic Drug Testing Services, Inc., continue to stress and  WARN ALL EMPLOYERS that such devices are NOT intended, designed or FTA approved for employment use , in any form, even if the initial screening results are confirmed via a lab based confirmation method.  If any employer, client or customer uses, continues to use or simply ignores our continued warnings, concerning their improper use of these devices or methodologies,  are hereby accepting any and all past, current or future litigation, or other action that may arise from such use.  Furthermore,  the employer, client or customer hereby release , hold harmless and provide legal defence services to  Forensic Drug  Testing Services, Inc, its Owner, President, Officers, Director and employees, such litigation or other action that may arise by their past, current or contiued use of these screening devices or methodologies.  The employer, client or customer is further advised that these devices, are ONLY intended, designed and approved for use within the Justice system, Court system, Police departments, Probation/Parole offices, Juvenile detention centers, Prisons,  Jails,  Correctional institutions , Rehabilitation programs and other similar law enforcement entities.    Once again, these devices are NOT APPROVED for employment purposes.

FORENSIC Drug Testing Services, Inc.continues , since October 1991, to advise and highly encourage all  its clients, customers or any employer to avoid and/or STOP using these Point of Collection Testing Devices, detailed above.  We continue to HIGHLY  RECOMMEND that our Clients, Customers or any Employer perform their drug screening & confirmation testing through our DHHS/SAMHSA certified laboratories only, using Title 49 CFR Part 40 as their roadmap.

No returns, refunds or exchanges will be allowed on any service performed at FDTSI.  Furthermore, all pre-paid testing or services are Non-Refundable,  under ALL circumstance.  

This website is hosted in the United States of America(USA) by FORENSIC Drug Testing Services, Inc.(FDTSI), a company headquartered in Palm Desert, California USA. FDTSI takes user privacy very seriously because we know that your privacy on the web is important to you. We may collect the e-mail addresses of those who send us e-mail messages, however, we will not share those addresses with any other company or send unsolicited e-mail to any of the addresses we collect, except in the limited circumstances set forth below. FDTSI has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect your personal identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Despite these precautions, however, FDTSI cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal identifiable information, through unlawful or unauthorized means.

When you request information from FDTSI and/or supply information that personally identifies you, including but not limited to, your credit card information, your name, address and/or allow us to contact you such as when you opt in to receive emails from FDTSI or agree to participate in surveys, you are agreeing to share such information with FDTSI, its agents, representatives and affiliates and you should know that FDTSI may disclose such information to its agents, representatives and affiliates for credit card processing, marketing and promotional purposes. Note, however, that you will have the ability to opt out of receiving future emails from FDTSI, to unsubscribe from participating in our programs by e-mailing us at and state "Remove me from your list" which you may exclude yourself from every email you receive from FDTSI and to correct or change personally identifiable information you have provided to FDTSI by replying to any FDTSI email. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) comply with law or comply with legal process served upon us or our agents, representatives and affiliates, (2) protect and defend our rights or property or those of our users or (3) protect the personal safety of our users or the public. FDTSI would like to keep your personal information accurate, with additional or updated information supplied by you, as needed.

We may use cookies and obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses . "Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Our site may use cookies and other technology to store pertinent user information during a session to speed navigation and keep track of items and to collect anonymous traffic data that we may use to enhance our website and for marketing and promotional purposes. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive new cookies and how to disable cookies altogether.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information you may disclose publicly in any chat rooms, message boards, or similar web pages. You should keep in mind that whenever you publicly disclose information about yourself online – for example, via message boards or chat rooms – that information could be collected and used by people whom you do not know. In addition, certain message boards and similar user forums may display IP addresses along with the message poster’s name and message. FDTSI bears no responsibility for any action or policies of any third parties who collect any information users may disclose on the message boards, chat areas or other user forums, if any, on any website.

This website is a general audience site that is not designed nor intended to collect personal information from children under the age of 18. FDTSI does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18, and does not use such information if it discovers that it is has been provided. To respect the privacy of children and to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, children under the age of 18 should not provide any personal information on this website. We ask that parents supervise their children while online.

FDTSI controls and operates this website from within the United States. Our online privacy practices are governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California, which may differ from the privacy laws in your state or home country. Please visit our Terms and Conditions that explains other terms governing your use of this website. If you have any questions regarding the privacy policy, you can email us at . You can telephone us at 760-770-6068 , or you can write to us at FDTSI, Customer Service, 73700 Dinah Shore Drive, Suite 206, Palm Desert, CA 92211. FDTSI’s name, design, logos and related trademarks are trademarks of FDTSI or its licensors. All rights reserved.

The legal, regulatory,  criminal, civil, federal, state or any other judicial case law and/or other information  provided within this web site, or any email, document, recommendation, suggestion or any form of communication made by Forensic Drug Testing Services, Inc. (FDTSI) or by any of its Owners, Officers, Directors, Managers, Employees, Vendors, Service Agents or anyone else representing FDTSI is for general reference & information only - it is not to be considered legal advice or a legal opinion.  As such, should never be relied upon as  the only solution or alternative available to address your situation or concern - You should always consult with a competent  Lawyer, who is currently licensed to practice law within your specific state or jurisdiction.  Furthermore, you must ensure the Lawyer you select, practices in specific area of law your seeking assistance (ie: Labor, Employment or Civil Rights).  You must, carefully & with due diligence, select your Lawyer, based on their experience, training & specialty.

This site only provides general reference & information about drug, alcohol &  DNA screening and other employer support services.  This information is designed only to help users of the site learn more about their general needs.  Legal advice - true legal advice is the application of local and federal law to an individual's specific circumstances, and true legal advice can only be given by a lawyer, whom is currently licensed, within their state,  to practice law.

This Web site is not operated by a law firm, and the content provided by this site should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer. Although we go to great lengths to make sure our information is accurate and useful, the laws, regulations and case laws vary considerably in different jurisdictions (from State to State and from County to County) and change frequently.  As a result, you should never rely on the accuracy or applicability of the information provided by this Web site, because there is no substitute for true legal advice from a lawyer.  We strongly recommend & encourage you consult a lawyer to discuss the laws , regulations and case law and how they apply to your particular situation.