SCP-XXXX prior to containment.

Item #- SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Safe

Special Containment Procedures: SCP-XXXX is stored in a standard storage locker in the anomalous food containment vault in Site-17. No instances of SCP-XXXX may be removed from containment for purposes other than testing on D-Class personnel. Proposals for testing on SCP-XXXX may be directed to Head Researcher Evans.

Description: SCP-XXXX is a group designation for 129 wrapped hard mint candies contained in an unmarked glass jar. 24 instances of SCP-XXXX have been removed from since recovery for testing, but it is not known how many were removed from the jar prior.

Upon consumption of one instance of SCP-XXXX, the subject will immediately report feeling cold despite no physical change in the surrounding temperature, and respond accordingly by shivering or seeking out warmer temperatures. The subject's body temperature remains constant throughout the period in which the subject is under the effects of SCP-XXXX.

The effects of SCP-XXXX have been observed to intensify in accordance to the number of instances consumed during testing, including violent shivering, skin discoloration, muscle spasms, severe disorientation and loss of consciousness. The time of effect ranging from 12 minutes to 3 hours, and is also influenced by the number of instances consumed. In tests where more than 5 instances were consumed at once, the test subjects were observed to mumble unintelligibly in a range of languages identified to include French, German, Russian, Swedish, Inuit and Luri1.

SCP-XXXX was found in ███████, Chile on 03/02/2015 when 11 reports of anomalous psychological events led to Foundation involvement. The events reported were cases of several children, adolescents and young adults experiencing hallucinations of cold temperature. SCP-XXXX was recovered after Foundation agents tracked the source of the hallucinations to be candies sold from El Minimercado ████. The owner of the establishment was interrogated and later administered a Class-B amnestic along with witnesses of the event. See Addendum-XXXX-Delta for the interview log.

Addendum-XXXX-Delta: Attached is a transcript of the interview of the owner of El, Joaquin ████. Translated from Spanish for clarity.

Interviewed: Joaquin ████

Interviewer: Agent Alvarez

Date: 03/03/2015

<Begin Log>

Alvarez: Good day, Mr ████. I'd like to ask you some questions, if you don't mind.

████: Alright, ask away.

Alvarez: Where did you obtain the jar of mints?

████: I bought them off my usual vendor yesterday at Villarica National Park. He meets with his other clients there, but I still find it weird he does business at a National Park. Normally I'd just get my ordered stock and go but I saw the candy jar and thought it would be a good short-term investment.

Alvarez: Were you aware of the hallucinations induced by the mints?

████: No, they were actually a new addition to the usual lollipops and jellies. In fact, he seemed pretty worked up about selling them to the point he marked down the price a bit to get me to buy them.

Alvarez: Could you tell us more about this vendor?

████: Well, I started stocking from him a few months back after my other vendor closed up shop, but he gets the goods delivered on time so I can't complain, really. He's got an office in █████ two towns away from here which he's usually in when I order new stock over the telephone, but he said he would be moving out today. His name is Hernandez █████████.

Alvarez: Well, thank you for your time, Mr ████.

Efforts to locate Hernandez █████████ are so far inconclusive. Foundation agents raided the office following information provided by Mr Joaquin ████, but found the building to be vacant, save for a few uncollected boxes of documents pertaining to dealings and product information. Records relevant to SCP-XXXX were located, with the manufacturer of the mints being identified as Sugarcomb Confectioneries. Following is a note discovered attached to the document, translated from Mapudungu.

Feeling a bit too hot? We at Sugarcomb Confectioneries have a solution for suffering cherufe! Our latest creation is designed to sooth your volcanic ulcers, with distilled frozen humans from around the world! Satisfy that molten sweet tooth with a blast of cool cadavers! A mint will suffice, no need for sacrifice!

Freezy-Mint is meant for consumption by cherufe and similar entities. Human consumption will lead to ill side effects.