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Legal status
Legal status
  • DE: NpSG (Industrial and scientific use only)
  • UK: Class B
  • Illegal in Japan, Sweden, and China
CAS Number
Chemical and physical data
Molar mass205.301 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)

N-Ethylpentedrone (also known as α-ethylaminopentiophenone, N-ethylnorpentedrone, and NEP) is a chemical compound of the cathinone class.[1] Since the mid-2010s, N-ethylpentedrone has been sold online as a designer drug.[2]

Legal status

N-Ethylpentedrone is illegal in Japan,[3] China, and Sweden.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Matsuta, Shuntaro; Katagi, Munehiro; Nishioka, Hiroshi; Kamata, Hiroe; Sasaki, Keiko; Shima, Noriaki; Kamata, Tooru; Miki, Akihiro; Tatsuno, Michiaki; Zaitsu, Kei; Tsuboi, Kento; Tsuchihashi, Hitoshi; Suzuki, Koichi (2014). "Structural characterization of cathinone-type designer drugs by EI mass spectrometry". Japanese Journal of Forensic Science and Technology (in Japanese). 19 (2): 77–89. doi:10.3408/jafst.19.77.
  2. ^ "2-(Ethylamino)-1-phenylpentan-1-one". New Synthetic Drugs Database.
  3. ^ "指定薬物一覧" (PDF) (in Japanese). Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
  4. ^ "31 nya ämnen kan klassas som narkotika eller hälsofarlig vara" (in Swedish). Folkhälsomyndigheten. 21 June 2016.