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CSA Names: Methaqualone
CSA Location: Schedule I Section (e) Subsection (3) DEA code 2565
CSA History: 49 FR 33870 added effective 27 Aug 1984
Names: 2-Methyl-3-(2-methylphenyl)quinazolin-4(3H)-one (IUPAC)
Molecular formula: C16H14N2O
Nominal mass: 250
Average mass: 250.2952
Monoisotopic mass: 250.110613
CAS registry number: 72-44-6
ChemSpider: 6055
PubChem: 6292
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Standard InChI: InChI=1S/C16H14N2O/c1-11-7-3-6-10-15(11)18-12(2)17-14-9-5-4-8-13(14)16(18)19/h3-10H,1-2H3
SMILES: Cc1nc2ccccc2c(=O)n1c1ccccc1C
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Methaqualone.bmp GC IRD Used with Permission of Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, Forensic Science Center, Controlled Substances Laboratory.
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methaqualone cnd.pdf UV FTIR EI MS Used with permission of CND Analytical. From "Analytical Profiles of the Amphetamines and Related Phenethylamines"
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Cerilliant M-015
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LGC MM1356.00
Lipomed MTQ-765§ion=mediadir&cmd=detail
Toronto Research Chemicals M225900
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The Analysis of Illicit Methaqualone Containing Preparations by Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry for Forensic Purposes Journal of Forensic Sciences 2006-03-00 Vol 51 (2) Alida A. Grové B.Sc.Hons. et al
The Analysis of Illicit Methaqualone Containing Preparations by Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry for Forensic Purposes J. For. Sci. 2006-03-01 Vol 51 Alida A. Grové et al
Rapid Gas Chromatographic Analysis of Drugs of Forensic Interest J. Chrom. Sci. 1999-06-01 Vol 37 (6) Tricia A. Williams, Michelle Riddle, Stephen L. Morgan, and William E. Brewer
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SWGDRUG Mass Spectral Library 1848
Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons 3rd Edition Pg 1237
Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs 2010
SWGDRUG Monographs Methaqualone Monograph
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