The US Government's $983 Freeze-Dried Urine

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  • Published on: 28 August 2017
  • The National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST, sells Standard Reference Materials, or SRMs for short. They're analysed, quantified, and certified substances: everything from metals, to elements, to food items... to, yes, freeze-dried urine.

    More about NIST and SRMs: https://www.nist.gov/srm

    Edited by Michelle Martin, @mrsmmartin

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COMMENTS: 40

  • Tom Scott
    Tom Scott   2 years ago

    In hindsight, the obvious question I should have asked was "whose urine is it?". I regret not asking that question.

  • Tsetsi
    Tsetsi   2 weeks ago

    Standard Urine! At the standard institute!

  • xxdizannyxx
    xxdizannyxx   2 weeks ago

    What about human body parts mixed with building 7 rubble? NIST should have plenty of that from all the people murdered in the 9/11 false flag that they were complicit in. How much are they selling that for?

  • Stirlio 2x
    Stirlio 2x   2 weeks ago

    Wonder if I could get high off of laces urine

  • New Me
    New Me   2 weeks ago

    And how much does some fresh urine go for? I have some im willing to get rid of.

  • Bb Belt
    Bb Belt   2 weeks ago

    This was the most interesting thing to fall asleep to ever

  • Neville
    Neville   2 weeks ago

    The question of the day is how do you substitute powered for fresh in a recipe.

  • JorgGamingCR
    JorgGamingCR   3 weeks ago

    Ffs dude make a calm intro for your videos. It is midnight here and I almost drop my phone when I clicked play and all out the sudden :THIS IS A...

  • ANIME TRAPPER
    ANIME TRAPPER   3 weeks ago

    Way to over priced like apple u can do that with just no money and yes freeze dry they getting why they acting like freeze dry is rare tf

  • B Brunson
    B Brunson   4 weeks ago

    I’ll be glad to sell freeze died urine from all ethnicities for $15 dollars per vial. Think of the money that could be saved?

  • j s
    j s   4 weeks ago

    Do they have SRM heroin?

  • T Rex
    T Rex   1 months ago

    Why is "SRM 1507b - 11-Nor-Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-9-Carboxylic Acid in Freeze-Dried Urine" Now Selling?

  • Leo
    Leo   1 months ago

    Mmh yummy

  • Sebastian Fletcher-Taylor

    I've always wished they sold much smaller quantities of some of these items. I have had to use them in past, but usually for LC/MS or another application where I only need micrograms of the substance. So, I take a 500 gram bottle, and I'm left with 499.999999 grams. Not a problem if I can find another half-billion scientists to split with!

  • Tru Quality
    Tru Quality   1 months ago

    Who gives the dirty piss? Past employee's they've fired?

  • shane phelan
    shane phelan   1 months ago

    WOW i ALWAYS wanted to buy urine but didnt know where to get it.

  • JD Powers
    JD Powers   1 months ago

    I used work for a chemical company. The label is what you’re paying for. An atomic spectrometer cost over a million dollars and you have the multi million dollar lab. The lab techs and liability insurance out of the world. People bought water from us. Just for the label which included everything in it at Parts per million. So there you go.

  • I Like Turtles
    I Like Turtles   1 months ago

    But do they have petrified semen?Place your bets now!

  • Vaccum Cleaner
    Vaccum Cleaner   1 months ago

    us government, Band r-34 gtr also us goverment sells piss for almost 1 thousand dollors

  • E Bragg
    E Bragg   1 months ago

    I have so much pre for sale..

  • AA BOSS
    AA BOSS   1 months ago

    I wanna buy cocaine for research purposes of course

  • Gregory Sullivan
    Gregory Sullivan   1 months ago

    They also claim a 150$ ounce is worth 1,000$. Government officials lie for profit daily, it's sick.

  • jason peggo
    jason peggo   1 months ago

    I can finnaly passed my urine drug test

  • Travis Mobley
    Travis Mobley   1 months ago

    Lets be honest, his stuff is all stored so that when the meteor strikes, they can rebuild.

  • Robert Sides
    Robert Sides   1 months ago

    Me shopping: "Hey, where do you keep the peanut butter?"Employee: "Oh, that's kept in the freezer, right by the whale blubber and donkey semen."Me: "Ah, thanks."

  • Michael Hammer
    Michael Hammer   1 months ago

    My tax dollars are going towards freeze dried urine and cryo cooled peanut butter?

  • witek
    witek   1 months ago

    wow - awesome! now you know how western society works.

  • Robert R
    Robert R   1 months ago

    It was my urine by the way they paid me 130 bucks

  • Dirty south Hondas
    Dirty south Hondas   2 months ago

    Where’s the sharks with freaking laser beams Attached to their freaking heads

  • BioYuGi
    BioYuGi   2 months ago

    "Jim, smoke up, we need more cannabis-urine."

  • Dewayne Hickman
    Dewayne Hickman   2 months ago

    This doesn't make NO sense of intelligence value --- dry urine cost almost $900.oo !?¯\_ಠ_ಠ_/¯