N-Ethylnorketamine

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N-Ethylnorketamine
N-Ethylnorketamine structure.png
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(2-Chlorophenyl)-2-(ethylamino)cyclohexan-1-one
Legal status
Legal status
Identifiers
CAS Number 1354634-10-8
ATC code none
PubChem CID 57483649
ChemSpider 35805667
Chemical data
Formula C14H18ClNO
Molar mass 251.751 g/mol

N-Ethylnorketamine (ethketamine, NENK, 2-Cl-2'-Oxo-PCE) is a designer drug which is presumed to have similar properties to ketamine, a dissociative anesthetic drug with hallucinogenic and sedative effects. It has been sold over the internet since around September 2012, and identified in seized drug samples by analytical laboratories in the UK and other European countries.[1]

Legal Status[edit]

As of October 2015 NENK is a controlled substance in the United Kingdom,[2] China,[3] and the US state of Alabama.[4]

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