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DOT 5 Panel Drug Test (effective 01/01/2018)

The DOT 5 Panel Test

What does the new DOT drug testing panel look like with the new expanded opiates now called Opioids?

As specified in DOT regulations 49 CFR Part 40 with the Cut Off levels listed in DOT regulations 49 CFR Part 40; the following substances will be tested for:

  1. Marijuana metabolites
  2. Cocaine metabolites
  3. Phencyclidine
  4. Opioids - codeine, heroin, morphine, oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone & hydromorphone
  5. Amphetamines -amphetamine, methamphetamine, MDMA & MDA

Some common names for the new semi-synthetic opioids include OxyContin®, Percodan®, Percocet®, Vicodin®, Lortab®, Norco®, Dilaudid®, and Exalgo®.

The chart below lists the five panel DOT drug test with the Cut Off levels.


DOT 5 Panel Drug Test Effective 01/01/2018

Initial Test Analyte

Initial Test Cutoff Concentration

Confirmatory Test Analyte

Confirmatory test cutoff concentration

Marijuana metabolites (THCA)

50 ng/mL

THCA

15 ng/mL.

Cocaine Metabolites (Benzoylecgonine)

150 ng/mL

Benzoylecgonine

100 ng/mL.

Phencyclidine (PCP)

25 ng/mL

Phencyclidine (PCP)

25 ng/mL

Amphetamine

Amphetamine

500 ng/mL

Amphetamine

250 ng/mL.

Methamphetamine

500 ng/mL

Methamphetamine

250 ng/mL.

MDMA/MDA

500 ng/mL

MDMA/MDA

250 ng/mL.

Opioids

Codeine/Morphine

2000 ng/mL

Codeine/Morphine

2000 ng/mL.

6-Acetylmorphine (6AM or Heroin)

10 ng/mL

6-Acetylmorphine (6AM or Heroin)

10 ng/mL.

Hydrocodone

300 ng/mL

Hydrocodone

100 ng/mL.

Hydromorphone

300 ng/mL

Oxymorphone

100 ng/mL.

Oxymorphone

100 ng/mL

Oxymorphone

100 ng/mL.

Oxycodone

100 ng/mL

Oxycodone

100 ng/mL.

National Drug Screening provides great information on DOT drug & alcohol testing programs. These programs include written policies and random consortium management. Visit our DOT Compliance page for more great information.