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CSA Names: alpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone
CSA Location: Schedule I Section (d) Subsection (60) DEA code 7545
Schedule I Section (h) Subsection (13) DEA code 7545
CSA History: 79 FR 4429 proposed to add (for two years) via the emergency scheduling provision of 21 USC 811(h) on 28 Jan 2014
81 FR 11479 proposed to add on 4 Mar 2016
79 FR 12938 added (for two years) via the emergency scheduling provision of 21 USC 811(h) effective 7 Mar 2014
80 FR 14842 renumbered effective 20 Mar 2015
Names: α-PVP (primary)
1-Phenyl-2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)pentan-1-one (IUPAC)
Molecular formula: C15H21NO
Nominal mass: 231
Average mass: 231.3333
Monoisotopic mass: 231.162314
CAS registry number: 14530-33-7
ChemSpider: 9324063
PubChem: 11148955
Wikipedia: alpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone
Drugs-Forum: α-PVP
Standard InChI: InChI=1S/C15H21NO/c1-2-8-14(16-11-6-7-12-16)15(17)13-9-4-3-5-10-13/h3-5,9-10,14H,2,6-8,11-12H2,1H3
SMILES: CCCC(C(=O)c1ccccc1)N1CCCC1
Tags: cathinone,USCSA
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alpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone (alpha-PVP) HCl ATR IR.pdf ATR IR Thermo Nicolet
alpha-PVP Polymorph.pdf ATR IR coming out of CHCl3, courtesy of New Hampshire
alpha-PVP msd.pdf EI MS Agilent MSD
a-PVP edit.pdf SP-GC-IR DiscovIR
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Cayman Chemical 9001083
Cerilliant P-090
LGC CAY9001083-10MG
Toronto Research Chemicals D291955
Title Publication Date Vol. Iss. Page(s) Remarks
Consideration of the Cathinones 2010-03-00 Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
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Analysis and characterization of the novel psychoactive drug Forensic Science International 2014-11-01 Vol 244 (e56-e59) Magdalena Taschwer et al
Forensic Analysis of Cathinones Forensic Science Review 2013-01-01 Vol 25 (48-64) L. Gautam, A. Shanmuganathan, M. D. Cole
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 α-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone Microgram Journal 2012-00-00 Vol 9 (1) John F. Casale and Patrick A. Hays
The analytical investigation of synthetic street drugs containing cathinone analogs For. Sci. Int. 2014-01-01 Vol 234 Amanda M. Leffler, Philip B. Smith, Adriana de Armas, Frank L. Dorman
New designer drug α-pyrrolidinovalerophenone (PVP): studies on its metabolism and toxicological detection in rat urine using gas chromatographic/mass spectrometric techniques Journal of Mass Spectrometry 2009-06-01 Vol 44 (952-964) Christoph Sauer et al
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SWGDRUG Monographs a-PVP Monograph
Society of Forensic Toxicologists Designer Drug Monographs a-PVP Monograph
Cayman Spectral Database
SWGDRUG Mass Spectral Library
European Project Response to Challenges in Forensic Drug Analyses a-PVP Monograph
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