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CSA Names: 1-(1,3-Benzodioxol-5-yl)-2-(methylamino)butan-1-one
CSA Location: Schedule I Section (d) Subsection (61) DEA code 7541
Schedule I Section (h) Subsection (14) DEA code 7541
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: Butylone (primary)
1-(1,3-Benzodioxol-5-yl)-2-(methylamino)butan-1-one (IUPAC)
Molecular formula: C12H15NO3
Nominal mass: 221
Average mass: 221.2524
Monoisotopic mass: 221.105193
CAS registry number: 11762-90-2
ChemSpider: 21106270
PubChem: 56843046
Wikipedia: Bk-MBDB
Erowid: bk-MBDB
Drugs-Forum: Butylone
Bluelight: Butylone
Standard InChI: InChI=1S/C12H15NO3/c1-3-9(13-2)12(14)8-4-5-10-11(6-8)16-7-15-10/h4-6,9,13H,3,7H2,1-2H3
SMILES: CCC(C(=O)c1ccc2c(c1)OCO2)NC
Tags: cathinone,USCSA
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Butylone HCL ATR IR.pdf ATR IR Thermo Nicolet
10393-0430808-GCMS.pdf EI MS Agilent 5973 MSD
Butylone msd.pdf EI MS Agilent MSD
Butylone JCSO.pdf EI MS Coutesy of MFRC grant SC-12-370 by JCSO (spectra not from verified reference standard)
Butylone.pdf RAMAN Thermo Scientific SmartRaman DXR (Kentucky State Police)
Butylone edit.pdf SP-GC-IR DiscovIR
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Cayman Chemical 10393
Cerilliant B-045
Lipomed BTL-1288-HC§ion=mediadir&cmd=detail
Toronto Research Chemicals M286890
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SWGDRUG Monographs Butylone Monograph
Society of Forensic Toxicologists Designer Drug Monographs Butylone Monograph
Cayman Spectral Database
SWGDRUG Mass Spectral Library
European Project Response to Challenges in Forensic Drug Analyses Butylone Monograph
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