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CSA Names: 4-Methoxyamphetamine
CSA Location: Schedule I Section (d) Subsection (7) DEA code 7411
CSA History: 38 FR 17499 proposed to add on 2 Jul 1973
38 FR 26447 added effective 21 Sep 1973
Names: 1-(4-Methoxyphenyl)propan-2-amine (IUPAC)
Molecular formula: C10H15NO
Nominal mass: 165
Average mass: 165.2322
Monoisotopic mass: 165.115364
CAS registry number: 23239-32-9
ChemSpider: 29417
PubChem: 31721
Wikipedia: para-Methoxyamphetamine
Erowid: PMA
Drugs-Forum: PMA
Bluelight: PMA
Standard InChI: InChI=1S/C10H15NO/c1-8(11)7-9-3-5-10(12-2)6-4-9/h3-6,8H,7,11H2,1-2H3
SMILES: COc1ccc(cc1)CC(N)C
Tags: USCSA,PiHKAL,phenethylamine
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4methoxyamphetamine.pdf EI MS Agilent MSD
4-Methoxyamphetamine.pdf EI MS Used with the permission of NIST Mass Spectrometry Data Center Collection (C) 2008 copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the United States of America. All rights reserved.
PMA.pdf EI MS UV FTIR Used with permission of CND Analytical. From "Analytical Profiles of the Hallucinogens"
4-Methoxyamphetamine.bmp GC IRD Used with Permission of Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, Forensic Science Center, Controlled Substances Laboratory.
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Cayman Chemical 12041
Cerilliant P-050
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Lipomed PMA-619-HC§ion=mediadir&cmd=detail
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PiHKAL • info Isomer Design
A Rapid and Simple GC/MS Screening Method for 4-Methoxyphenol in Illicitly Prepared 4-Methoxyamphetamine (PMA) Microgram Journal 2003-12-00 Vol 1 (3-4) Dieter Waumans, Noël Bruneel, Bas Hermans, and Jan Tytgat
The Identification of 4-Methoxyamphetamine (PMA) and 4-Methoxymethamphetamine (PMMA) (Law enforcement restricted publication) Microgram Bulletin 2000-08-00 Vol 33 (8) Terry Allen Dal Cason
Regioisomeric differentiation of mono-methoxy ring-substituted amphetamine and methamphetamine by GC-MS Forensic Science Journal 2003-00-00 Ju-Tsung Liu, Main-Ping Sun, Yun-Shun Tsai
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Separation and Identification of Drug Enantiomers via N-TFA-(S)-Prolyl Chloride Derivatization Journal of CLIC 1992-01-00 Vol 2 (1) Law Enforcement Restricted
A re-examination of the mono-methoxy positional ring isomers of amphetamine, methamphetamine and phenyl-2-propanone. DOI:10.1016/S0379-0738(00)00425-4 For. Sci. Int. 2001-06-15 Vol 119 (2) Terry A. Del Cason
Differentiation of Side Chain Isomers of Ring-Substituted Amphetamines Using Gas Chromatography/Infrared/Mass Spectrometry (GC/IR/MS). DOI:10.1520/JFS13259J Journal of Forensic Sciences 1991-03-01 Vol 37 (2) WH Soine et al
Some pyridine derivatives as “route-specific markers” in 4-methoxyamphetamine (PMA) prepared by the Leuckart method For. Sci. Int. 2005-09-10 Vol 152 Dariusz Błachut, Krystyna Wojtasiewicz, Zbigniew Czarnocki
Underground pill testing, down under For. Sci. Int. 2005-07-16 Vol 151 Andrew M. Camilleri, David Caldicott
Synthesis of 4-methyl-5-arylpyrimidines and 4-arylpyrimidines: route specific markers for the Leuckardt preparation of amphetamine, 4-methoxyamphetamine, and 4-methylthioamphetamine For. Sci. Int. 2001-01-01 Vol 115 K.Paul Kirkbride et al
Electron ionization mass spectrometry as a tool for the investigation of the ortho effect in fragmentation of some Schiff bases derived from amphetamine analogs Journal of Mass Spectrometry 2004-08-01 Vol 39 (966-972) Dariusz Błachut et al
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SWGDRUG Mass Spectral Library 1474
Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons 3rd Edition Pg 1246
The Shulgin Index Volume One Psychedelic Phenethylamines and Related Compounds 110
Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs 2010
SWGDRUG Monographs PMA Monograph
Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs 2014
NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral Library 2011
Wiley Registry of Mass Spectral Data, 10th Edition
European Project Response to Challenges in Forensic Drug Analyses 3-Methoxyamphetamine Monograph
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