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Import and Export Restrictions Proposed for Controlled Substances

Monday, February 03, 2020
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The Drug Enforcement Administration is accepting through March 2 comments on a proposed rule that would permanently add the following substances to schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act along with their isomers, esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers.

- cyclopentyl fentanyl (N-(1-phenethylpiperidin-4-yl)-N-phenylcyclopentanecarboxamide)

- isobutyryl fentanyl (N-(1-phenethylpiperidin-4-yl)-N-phenylisobutyramide)

- para-chloroisobutyryl fentanyl (N-(4-chlorophenyl)-N-(1-phenethylpiperidin-4-yl)isobutyramide)

- paramethoxybutyryl fentanyl (N-(4-methoxyphenyl)-N-(1-phenethylpiperidin-4-yl)butyramide)

- valeryl fentanyl (N-(1-phenethylpiperidin-4-yl)-Nphenylpentanamide)

This rule would make permanent the administrative, civil, and criminal sanctions and regulatory controls applicable to schedule I substances on the importation, exportation, manufacture, distribution, possession, research and conduct of instructional activities, and chemical analysis of these substances.

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