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Confused over chemicals?

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Topic created by Popper newbie
on Tue, 12 Jun 2018 at 01:42

Popper newbie said on Tue, 12 Jun 2018 at 01:42...

So I've been using poppers for play since the start of the year and I'm super confused over the different chemicals that are in them and mixes ect.
My first bottle was liquid gold from my local sex shop in the UK and all it did was give me headaches. I read a few posts saying it can damage youre eyes so I shelfed it and got a bottle of Tres Fort. I'm halfway through the bottle now and it just doesn't kick like it used to.
I still have no idea whats in it and whether it will damage my eyes etc. Everyone seems to be ranting about amly/pentyl but I genuinly have no idea what I'm looking for.
All I'm after is something I can use once a week that isn't going to give headaches or screw with my vision.
Can anyone break it down for me or link me to some reading I can do to understand it a bit better so I can make some informed purchases as I'm completely out of my depth.

Jako said on Tue, 12 Jun 2018 at 10:02...

Popper newbie:

Be very wary about UK poppers which are all Iso Propyl which certainly causes central vision loss. There's plenty of information about 'Poppers Maculopathy' on this forum. Liquid Gold use to be the best UK popper until Iso Butyl was banned in 2007 and Iso Propyl replaced it,
I've tried tried the Amyl/Pentyl formulas and found them to be weak and disappointing.

archer0054 said on Wed, 20 Jun 2018 at 06:04...


so i started using poppers during sex and it was the biggest buss ever, i read up online about the risks and didn't see many draw backs.

eventually i slightly lost my central vision, luckily it has come back. my question is do you guys know where in the UK i can acquire poppers that dont cause vision side effects, as I'm aware of the changes made in the last few years to the ingredients

Jako said on Sat, 23 Jun 2018 at 11:17...


Important to realize the UK has very strict laws on poppers, in fact they were almost banned completely a couple of years ago. See article:


Only 'Iso Propyl Nitrite' poppers are now legal in the UK after the chemical change in 2007.

But, beware of the vision loss associated with IPN – known as ‘Poppers Maculopathy’.

Also the other nasties:

Lowered blood pressure (turning blue)

Breathing difficulties

Extreme fatigue

Lowered immune system for 3 days

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