|CompTox Dashboard (EPA)|
|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||376.581 g·mol−1|
|3D model (JSmol)|
CP 55,940 is a synthetic cannabinoid which mimics the effects of naturally occurring THC (one of the psychoactive compounds found in cannabis). CP 55,940 was created by Pfizer in 1974 but was never marketed. It is currently used to study the endocannabinoid system.
CP 55,940 showed protective effects on rat brain mitochondria upon paraquat exposure.