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General Notice
Scheduling of chemical in Schedule I
Date Posted: 1/30/2019
Expiration Date: 3/26/2019
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
22 Day Comment Forum closed. Began on 2/18/2019 and ended 3/12/2019

Pursuant to subsection D of § 54.1-3443, the Board of Pharmacy is giving notice of a public hearing to consider placement of chemical substances in Schedule I of the Drug Control Act.  The public hearing will be conducted at 9:00 a.m. on March 26, 2019 at the Perimeter Center, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 201, Richmond, VA 23233.  Public comment may also be submitted electronically or in writing prior to March 12, 2019 to Caroline Juran, Executive Director of the Board of Pharmacy to caroline.juran@dhp.virginia.gov.

 

Pursuant to article § 54.1-3443(D), The Virginia Department of Forensic Science (DFS) has identified three (3) compounds for recommended inclusion into the Code of Virginia. The following is a brief description, chemical name, and common name for each compound.

 The following compound is classified as powerful synthetic opioid. Compounds of this type have been placed in Schedule I (§ 54.1-3446(1)) in previous legislative sessions.

  1. 3,4-dichloro-N-[2-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-isopropyl-benzamide (other name: Isopropyl U-47700), its isomers, esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers, unless specifically excepted, whenever the existence of these isomers, esters, ethers and salts is possible within the specific chemical designation.

 The following compounds are classified as research chemicals. Compounds of this type have been placed in Schedule I (§ 54.1-3446(3)) in previous legislative sessions.

  1. alpha-pyrrolidinoisohexiophenone (other name: alpha-PiHP), its optical, position, and geometric isomers, salts and salts of isomers, whenever the existence of such salts, isomers, and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation.
  1. 1-[1-(3-hydroxyphenyl)cyclohexyl]piperidine (other name: 3-hydroxy PCP), its optical, position, and geometric isomers, salts and salts of isomers, whenever the existence of such salts, isomers, and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, 23233
Email Address: caroline.juran@dhp.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-