What is the DOT five panel test?
As specified in DOT regulations 49 CFR part 40, Section 40.87; the following substances will be tested for: (subject to change if the regulation changes.
Since January 1st, 2018 DOT has required confirmation testing for 14 drugs under a 5‑panel test. Broken out, here is what DOT drug testing looks like:
- Marijuana (THC)
- 6-AM (heroin)
- Phencyclidine (PCP)
Alcohol – removal from safety sensitive position at .02% BAC or greater, violation of Policy at .04%BAC or greater.