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Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Safe

Special Containment Procedures: A pouch containing all known instances of SCP-XXXX is to be kept in a standard Safe-class containment locker. Instances of SCP-XXXX are not to be removed from their pouch outside of research purposes, in order to prevent accidental consumption.

Instances of SCP-XXXX-A are to be disposed of using standard biological waste disposal procedures after dissection and recovery of new SCP-XXXX instances.

Description: SCP-XXXX is a collection of chocolate coins individually wrapped in gold-colored foil. The foil is non-anomalous. The chocolate's anomalous properties manifest a variable amount of time after a human consumes it. Consuming multiple coins increases this delay in an unpredictable, inconsistent manner1. After this period of time, the subject will regurgitate an instance of SCP-XXXX-A.

SCP-XXXX-A instances generally take the form of common products able to be purchased from vending machines, such as beverage cans or snack packages, with deviations from this pattern increasing as the subject consumes more coins. However, SCP-XXXX-A are made up entirely of human blood and skin tissue, and are similar to the objects they emulate in appearance only.

Each instance of SCP-XXXX-A is a genetic match for the subject that produced it. The creation of an instance of SCP-XXXX-A does not correspond to a loss of blood or tissue from its corresponding subject. It is currently unknown how the extra material is generated. X-ray observation and internal cameras only note that the SCP-XXXX-A instance grows out of nothing inside the subject's throat, which predictably causes discomfort in the subject and begins the regurgitation process.

The blood inside instances of SCP-XXXX-A flows through veins and arteries as if pumped by a heart, though no organs apart from skin have yet been detected through autopsy or x-ray. After losing approximately 40% or more of the blood it contains, any remaining blood ceases to flow and the instance behaves consistently with expired human flesh, i.e., undergoes normal decomposition. This amount of blood loss is proportionate to the amount of blood a healthy, average human can lose before death.

Instances of SCP-XXXX-A generally contain within them a number of coins equal to or greater than the number of coins fed to the human subject that produced the instance. The only exceptions to this trend are in cases where the instance is too small or otherwise unable to contain a coin due to its shape. Because of this, the overall number of SCP-XXXX instances has never decreased except in the short term. It is unknown what the exact mechanism for generating new coins is, though it is hypothesized that it fulfills a similar purpose to biological reproduction.

Experiment Log:
All descriptions assume the result is made of human blood and skin tissue, unless otherwise noted.

Subject Coins Consumed Result Notes
D-2213 1 One 355-ml beverage can with a standard stay-tab opening mechanism. Attempted to open the stay-tab shape on top. Flesh tore slightly, and began bleeding.
D-2213 1 One 355-ml beverage can with a standard stay-tab opening mechanism. Surface veins on the side were shaped in such a way as to spell out the brand logo of ███ ██████. No relation between ███ ██████ and SCP-XXXX has yet been established.
D-2213 1 One 750-ml beverage bottle with a twist off cap. Outer layer of skin was thin enough to be slightly translucent, allowing the naked eye to see a cavity inside filled with blood. Top twisted, as though opening the cap of a bottle. Flesh tore irregularly, not consistent with a bottle opening.

Note: Let's try a fresh subject. She almost suffocated trying to get out that last one.

Subject Coins Consumed Result Notes
D-4926 1 One snack size package of potato chips. Attempted to open in a manner similar to a non-anomalous package of potato chips, by grasping the front and back sides below the top edge and pulling in opposite directions. Elasticity revealed to be consistent with human flesh, not polypropylene.
D-4926 1 One length of licorice candy. Either end of the tube shape appeared flattened and crinkled in a manner consistent with plastic wrapping. Within the outer layer of skin was a cavity containing a mass of licorice-shaped tissue.
D-4926 1 One pair of wired earbud headphones. Inserted plug-shaped end of tissue into a standard headphone port on a laptop. The computer did not detect it, and no sound played through it.
D-4926 1 One candy bar, similar in shape, size, and structure to the 2-to-Go variety of ████████ brand candy bars. A thin outer layer of skin surrounded a cavity containing two lumps of tissue and blood. No relation between ████████ and SCP-XXXX has yet been established.

Note: Complexity seems to increase as the same subject eats more coins. It also appears that each object is not necessarily related to the last one produced by the same subject. Was it just a fluke that 2213's were all soda related?

Subject Coins Consumed Result Notes
D-4926 5 One pair of left-handed scissors2. The blades of the scissor shape were made up of keratin. The point of the keratin blades was sharp enough that it punctured the esophageal wall of D-4926. D-4926 was terminated and the object retrieved. Hinge did not rotate and scissors were non-functional except as a stabbing implement.

Note: Disturbing. Possible use in containing human anomalies? Feed them enough coins that they're incapacitated or at least slowed?

Subject Coins Consumed Result Notes
D-2213 1 A pair of chopsticks enclosed in a thin outer layer. Rigidity consistent with human flesh. The implements were unable to be used as actual chopsticks.
D-2213 1 One toothbrush. The bristles were individually defined. Subject reported that the regurgitation process tickled because of this.
D-2213 1 One spool of string. The string was a separate mass from the spool itself, and able to be unwrapped.

Note: 2213 again. Complexity factor does not reset or reduce over time, or at least not over the amount of time we waited.

Subject Coins Consumed Result Notes
D-2213 5 One packet of twenty deflated balloons. Instance was almost entire skin tissue; only trace amounts of blood were found. Each balloon mass was able to be inflated, albeit only to the expected elasticity of skin tissue, not rubber.
D-2213 5 One folding multi-tool. Tools were able to fold in and out per expected use of a multi-tool. Tools included in the device were: a small knife made up of keratin, a nail file made up of keratin, a toothpick made up of bone (without marrow), and a magnifying glass with a lens composed of human corneal tissue. Where a non-anomalous multi-tool of this construction would utilize springs, this instance used tendons.
D-2213 5 One ██████ ██ model phone, manufactured by ███████. Autopsy revealed a complex network of veins within the instance, emulating the electronics within a ██████ ██ phone. No relation between ███████ and SCP-XXXX has yet been established.
D-2213 5 [something hinting at sentience]

Recovery: Agents embedded in the police force of ███████, Wisconsin were alerted to potential anomalous activity when a 911 call was received on ██/██/20██, describing a child "puking his guts up, literally". The call originated from a birthday party in progress for █████ ██████, aged 1█. Guests reportedly consumed a large number of SCP-XXXX instances. The Foundation detained all guests, of which █ perished as a result of regurgitating SCP-XXXX-A instances. Surviving guests were given Class-A amnestics, and local news outlets were informed that the casualties occurred as a result of a helium tank manufacturer accidentally including carbon monoxide in the particular tank used to inflate the party's balloons.

Addendum XXXX-1: The civilian Logan Rydall is currently in Foundation custody.