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CSA Location: Schedule I Section (d) Subsection (37) DEA code 7535
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: 1-(1,3-Benzodioxol-5-yl)-2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)pentan-1-one (IUPAC)
Molecular formula: C16H21NO3
Nominal mass: 275
Average mass: 275.3428
Monoisotopic mass: 275.152144
CAS registry number: 687603-66-3
ChemSpider: 16788110
PubChem: 20111961
Wikipedia: Methylenedioxypyrovalerone
Erowid: MDPV
Drugs-Forum: MDPV
Bluelight: MDPV
Standard InChI: InChI=1S/C16H21NO3/c1-2-5-13(17-8-3-4-9-17)16(18)12-6-7-14-15(10-12)20-11-19-14/h6-7,10,13H,2-5,8-9,11H2,1H3
SMILES: CCCC(C(=O)c1ccc2c(c1)OCO2)N1CCCC1
Tags: cathinone,S.3187,USCSA
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MDPV HCL ATRIR.pdf ATR IR Thermo Nicolet
MDPVMS.pdf EI MS Agilent 5975 MSD
9001051-0434714-GCMS.pdf EI MS 2,3-methylenedioxy isomer
10624-0424942-GCMS.pdf EI MS Agilent 5973 MSD
MDPV expanded.pdf EI MS EXPANDED Agilent 5975 MSD
MDPV edit.pdf SP-GC-IR DiscovIR
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Cayman Chemical 10624
Cayman Chemical 9001051 (2,3-isomer)
Cayman Chemical 10684 (HCl salt)
Cerilliant M-146
Lipomed PYR-1340-HC§ion=mediadir&cmd=detail
Toronto Research Chemicals M304080
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Direct analysis in real time mass spectrometry (DART-MS) of “bath salt” cathinone drug mixtures Analyst 2013-01-01 Vol 138 (3424-3432) Ashton D. Lesiak et al
Cathinone derivatives: A review of their chemistry, pharmacology and toxicology Drug Testing and Analysis 2011-01-01 Vol 3 (439-453) John P. Kelly et al
The Characterization of 3,4-Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) Microgram Journal 2010-03-00 Vol 7 (1) Joshua C. Yohannan* and Joseph S. Bozenko, Jr.
Analyses of Second-Generation Drug Testing and Analysis 2010-00-00 Vol 2 Brandt et al.
Analysis of NRG ‘legal highs’ in the UK: identification and formation of novel cathinones Drug Testing and Analysis 2010-00-00 Vol 2 Brandt et al.
Synthesis and GC-MS analysis of a series of homologues and regioisomers of 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV). DOI:10.1016/j.forsciint.2012.08.040 For. Sci. Int. 2012-11-01 Vol 223 Abeidalla, Abdel-Hay, DeRuiter, Clark
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Prevalence and co-existence of active components of ‘legal highs’ Drug Testing and Analysis 2013-06-01 Vol 5 (6) Dariusz Zuba and Bogumiła Byrska
Identification of ten new designer drugs by GC-MS, UPLC-QTOF-MS, and NMR as part of a police investigation of a Danish Internet company Drug Testing and Analysis 2012-05-01 Vol 4 (5) Lotte A. Reitzel, Petur W. Dalsgaard, Irene B. Müller and Claus Cornett
Mass and NMR spectroscopic characterization of 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone: A designer drug with α-pyrrolidinophenone structure For. Sci. Int. 2009-09-10 Vol 190 Folker Westphal, Thomas Junge, Peter Rösner, Frank Sönnichsen, Frank Schuster
3,4-Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV): Chemistry, pharmacology and toxicology of a new designer drug of abuse marketed online Toxicology Letters 2012-01-05 Vol 208 (12-15) M. Coppola and R. Mondola
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SWGDRUG Mass Spectral Library 1201
Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs 2010
SWGDRUG Monographs 3,4-MDPV Monograph,4MDPV.pdf
Society of Forensic Toxicologists Designer Drug Monographs MDPV Monograph
Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs 2014
NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral Library 2011
Mass Spectral Library of Drugs, Poisons, Pesticides, Pollutants
European Project Response to Challenges in Forensic Drug Analyses 3,4-MDPV Monograph,4-MDPV-ID-1084-13A-report_final.pdf
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