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CSA Names: 1-Butyl-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole
CSA Location: Schedule I Section (g) Subsection (4) DEA code 7173
CSA History: S. 3187, 112 Cong., 2nd Sess. added effective 9 Jul 2012
78 FR 664 finalized the prior interim scheduling effective 4 Jan 2013
Names: JWH-073 (primary)
(1-Butyl-1H-indol-3-yl)(naphthalen-1-yl)methanone (IUPAC)
Molecular formula: C23H21NO
Nominal mass: 327
Average mass: 327.4189
Monoisotopic mass: 327.162314
CAS registry number: 208987-48-8
ChemSpider: 8647081
PubChem: 10471670
Wikipedia: JWH-073
Erowid: Spice Product
Bluelight: JWH-073
Standard InChI: InChI=1S/C23H21NO/c1-2-3-15-24-16-21(19-12-6-7-14-22(19)24)23(25)20-13-8-10-17-9-4-5-11-18(17)20/h4-14,16H,2-3,15H2,1H3
SMILES: CCCCn1cc(c2c1cccc2)C(=O)c1cccc2c1cccc2
Tags: USCSA,cannabinoid,S.3187
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JWH-073 IR.pdf ATR IR
JWH-073.pdf EI MS Agilent 5975
9001076-0430975-GCMS.pdf EI MS 4-methylnaphthyl analog
9001017-0434373-GCMS.pdf EI MS 2'-naphthyl-N-(1,1-dimethylethyl) isomer
9001013-0434161-GCMS.pdf EI MS 1,1-dimethylethyl isomer
10848-0431599-GCMS.pdf EI MS 2-methylnaphthyl analog
13170-0434296-GCMS.pdf EI MS Agilent 5973 MSD
9001016-0429786-GCMS.pdf EI MS 2'-naphthyl-N-1-methylpropyl isomer
9001015-0429785-GCMS.pdf EI MS 2'-naphthyl-N-2-methylpropyl isomer
9001012-0429784-GCMS.pdf EI MS 1-methylpropyl isomer
9001011-0429783-GCMS.pdf EI MS 2-methylpropyl isomer
JWH073 IRD.pdf GC IRD gas phase
JWH 073 N-(2-methylpropyl) isomer.pdf SP-GC-IR N-(2-methylpropyl) isomer (solid phase IR)
JWH 073 N-(1-methylpropyl) isomer.pdf SP-GC-IR N-(1-methylpropyl) isomer (solid phase IR)
JWH 073 N-(1,1-dimethylethyl) isomer.pdf SP-GC-IR N-(1,1-dimethylethyl) isomer (solid phase IR)
JWH 073 2-naphthyl-N-(2-methylpropyl) isomer.pdf SP-GC-IR 2'-naphthyl-N-(2-methylpropyl) isomer (solid phase IR)
JWH 073 2-naphthyl-N-(1-methylpropyl) isomer.pdf SP-GC-IR 2'-naphthyl-N-(1-methylpropyl) isomer (solid phase IR)
JWH 073 2-naphthyl-N-(1,1-dimethylethyl) isomer.pdf SP-GC-IR 2'-naphthyl-N-(1,1-dimethylethyl) isomer (solid phase IR)
JWH 073 2-naphthyl isomer.pdf SP-GC-IR 2'-naphthyl isomer (solid-phase IR)
JWH-073 CCCC No. 10904.pdf SP-GC-IR Solid Phase IR
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Cayman Chemical 9001012 (1-methylpropyl isomer)
Cayman Chemical 9001013 (1,1-dimethylethyl isomer)
Cayman Chemical 9001015 (2'-naphthyl-N-2-methylpropyl isomer)
Cayman Chemical 9001017 (2'-naphthyl-N-(1,1-dimethylethyl) isomer)
Cayman Chemical 9001016 (2'-naphthyl-N-1-methylpropyl isomer)
Cayman Chemical 10904
Cayman Chemical 9001011 (2-methylpropyl isomer)
Cayman Chemical 13170 (DEA exempt formulation)
Cerilliant S-027
LGC THC-1243
Lipomed JWH-1293
THC Pharm THC-1296
Toronto Research Chemicals B693550
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SWGDRUG Mass Spectral Library 628
Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs 2010
SWGDRUG Monographs JWH-073 Monograph
Cayman Spectral Database
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