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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
  • UK: Class B
  • Illegal in China and Sweden
CAS Registry Number
Chemical data
Formula C10H12ClNO
Molecular mass 197.66 g/mol

4-Chloromethcathinone (also known as 4-CMC and Clephedrone) is a stimulant drug of the cathinone class that has been sold online as a designer drug.[1][2]


Germany's Sachverständigenausschuss nach § 1 Abs. 2 des Betäubungsmittelgesetzes suggested classifying Clephedrone as a Anlage I controlled drug in May 2015.[3]

Sweden's public health agency suggested classifying 4-Chloromethcathinone (klefedron) as illegal narcotic on June 1, 2015.[4]

As of October 2015 4-CMC is a controlled substance in China.[5]

See also


  1. ^ "4-Chloromethcathinone". Cayman Chemical. Retrieved 5 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Magdalena Taschwer , Jennifer A. Weiß , Olaf Kunert , Martin G. Schmid (November 2014). "Analysis and characterization of the novel psychoactive drug 4-chloromethcathinone (clephedrone)". Forensic Science International 244: 56–59.  
  3. ^ "44. Sitzung des Sachverständigenausschusses nach § 1 Abs. 2 des Betäubungsmittelgesetzes (BtMG) am 04. Mai 2015 um 13.00 Uhr im Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte (BfArM, Bonn)" (in German). Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte (BfArM). 4 May 2015. Retrieved 5 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "23 nya ämnen kan klassas som narkotika eller hälsofarlig vara" (in Swedish). Folkhälsomyndigheten. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 5 September 2015. 
  5. ^ "关于印发《非药用类麻醉药品和精神药品列管办法》的通知" (in Chinese). China Food and Drug Administration. 27 September 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
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