Temporary scheduling of synthetic cathinones as Schedule I controlled substances, 10.39(5)
Adopted and Filed
Rule making related to synthetic cathinones
The Board of Pharmacy hereby amends Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code sections 124.201 and 124.301.
State or Federal Law Implemented
This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code section 124.201.
Purpose and Summary
This rule making temporarily places into Schedule I of the Iowa Uniform Controlled Substances Act six synthetic cathinones in response to scheduling action of the same nature by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making
Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on October 9, 2019, as ARC 4692C. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.
Adoption of Rule Making
This rule making was adopted by the Board on January 8, 2020.
This rule making has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.
After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.
Any person who believes that the application of the discretionary provisions of this rule making would result in hardship or injustice to that person may petition the Board for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 657—Chapter 34.
Review by Administrative Rules Review Committee
The Administrative Rules Review Committee, a bipartisan legislative committee which oversees rule making by executive branch agencies, may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this rule making at its regular monthly meeting or at a special meeting. The Committee's meetings are open to the public, and interested persons may be heard as provided in Iowa Code section 17A.8(6).
This rule making will become effective on March 18, 2020.
The following rule-making action is adopted:
Amend subrule 10.39(5) as follows:
10.39(5) Amend Iowa Code section 124.204(6)"i" by adding the following new subparagraph subparagraphs:
(27)1-(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)-2-(ethylamino)-pentan-1-one. Other names: N-ethylpentylone or ephylone.
(28)N-Ethylhexedrone, its optical, positional, and geometric isomers, salts and salts of isomers. Other name: 2-(ethylamino)-1-phenylhexan-1-one.
(29)alpha-pyrrolidinohexanophenone, its optical, positional, and geometric isomers, salts and salts of isomers. Other names: α-PHP; alpha-pyrrolidinohexiophenone; 1-phenyl-2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)hexan-1-one.
(30)4-Methyl-alpha-ethylaminopentiophenone, its optical, positional, and geometric isomers, salts and salts of isomers. Other names: 4—MEAP; 2-(ethylamino)-1-(4-methylphenyl)pentan-1-one.
(31)4'-Methyl-alpha-pyrrolidinohexiophenone, its optical, positional, and geometric isomers, salts and salts of isomers. Other names: MPHP; 4'-methyl-alpha-pyrrolidinohexanophenone; 1-(4-methylphenyl)-2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)hexan-1-one.
(32)alpha-Pyrrolidinoheptaphenone, its optical, positional, and geometric isomers, salts and salts of isomers. Other names: PV8; 1-phenyl-2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)heptan-1-one.
(33)4'-Chloro-alpha-pyrrolidinovalerophenone, its optical, positional, and geometric isomers, salts and salts of isomers. Other names: 4-chloro-α-PVP; 4'-chloro-alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone; 1-(4-chlorophenyl)-2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)pentan-1-one.
[Filed 1/13/20, effective 3/18/20]
Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 2/12/20.