Other names: poppers, TNT, amyls, kix, liquid gold.
How are they taken? They usually come in a bottle of liquid which is sniffed. They can also inhaled through a cigarette dipped in the bottle.
What do they do? They give you a ‘high’. The effects come and go very quickly. Some people think they make sex better.
What are the harmful effects? They can cause chemical burns around the mouth or nose. In addition, this liquid is very flammable so can cause fires if used carelessly. They can make you feel sick or weak. They can cause death if swallowed by accident.