Background

The Drug Enforcement Administration has issued an order temporarily including the following synthetic opioid into schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, effective Aug. 20.

 

- N,N-diethyl-2-(2-(4isopropoxybenzyl)-5-nitro-1H-benzimidazol-1-yl)ethan-1-amine (commonly known as isotonitazene), including its isomers, esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers whenever their existence is possible

 

This order imposes the regulatory controls under the CSA on the importation, exportation, manufacture, distribution, reverse distribution, possession, research and conduct of instructional activities, and chemical analysis of this substance as well as the administrative, civil, and criminal penalties that apply to persons who fail to comply with such controls or otherwise violate the CSA with respect to these substances.

Close

Cookie Consent

We use cookies on our website. By continuing to use our website, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.