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CSA Names: 2-(Methylamino)-1-phenylpentan-1-one
CSA Location: Schedule I Section (d) Subsection (62) DEA code 1246
Schedule I Section (h) Subsection (15) DEA code 1246
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: Pentedrone (primary)
2-(Methylamino)-1-phenylpentan-1-one (IUPAC)
Molecular formula: C12H17NO
Nominal mass: 191
Average mass: 191.2695
Monoisotopic mass: 191.131014
CAS registry number: 879669-95-1
ChemSpider: 26286729
PubChem: 57501499
Wikipedia: Pentedrone
Drugs-Forum: Pentedrone
Bluelight: Pentedrone
Standard InChI: InChI=1S/C12H17NO/c1-3-7-11(13-2)12(14)10-8-5-4-6-9-10/h4-6,8-9,11,13H,3,7H2,1-2H3
SMILES: CCCC(C(=O)c1ccccc1)NC
Tags: cathinone,USCSA
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Pentedrone 2 JCSO.pdf EI MS Coutesy of MFRC grant SC-12-370 by JCSO (spectra not from verified reference standard)
Pentedrone MS.pdf EI MS From SWGDRUG Library
Pentedrone edit.pdf SP-GC-IR DiscovIR
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Cayman Chemical 11011
Cerilliant P-087
LGC CAY11011-10MG
Lipomed PTD-1507-HC§ion=mediadir&cmd=detail
Toronto Research Chemicals P227305
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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
Identification and differentiation of methcathinone analogs by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry Drug Testing and Analysis 2013-08-01 Vol 5 (8) Kenji Tsujikawa, Toshiyasu Mikuma, Kenji Kuwayama, Hajime Miyaguchi, Tatsuyuki Kanamori, Yuko T. Iwata and Hiroyuki Inoue
Chemical analysis of two new designer drugs: buphedrone and pentedrone Drug Testing and Analysis 2012-01-01 Vol 4 (1) Chad R. Maheux and Catherine R. Copeland
Analytical profiles of “legal highs” containing cathinones available in the area of Lisbon, Portugal For. Sci. Int. 2014-11-01 Vol 244 Victor M.R. Zancajo, J. Brito, Marta P. Carrasco, M.R. Bronze, Rui Moreira, Alvaro Lopes
Mass, NMR and IR spectroscopic characterization of pentedrone and pentylone and identification of their isocathinone by-products For. Sci. Int. 2012-04-10 Vol 217 Folker Westphal et al
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SWGDRUG Monographs Pentedrone Monograph
Society of Forensic Toxicologists Designer Drug Monographs Pentedrone Monograph
Cayman Spectral Database
SWGDRUG Mass Spectral Library
European Project Response to Challenges in Forensic Drug Analyses Pentedrone Monograph
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