New nail polish claims to detect date-rape drugs

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A new nail polish may soon be available which could help prevent date rapes from happening.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the polish changes color when it comes in contact with liquid which happens to be laced with date-rape drugs.

The polish made by Undercover Colors is designed to detect drugs such as Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB by just stirring your drink with your finger.

According to the Undercover Colors Facebook page, “if the nail polish changes color, she’ll know that something is wrong.”

The creator’s goal, according to the page, is to shift the fear from victims to the perpetrators.

“Through this nail polish and similar technologies, we hope to make potential perpetrators afraid to spike a woman’s drink because there’s now a risk that they can get caught,” the page stated.

Undercover Colors  was created by four male undergraduates at North Carolina State University, who are currently raising money to develop the product.