EMCDDA initial report on the new psychoactive substance N,N-diethyl-2-[[4-(1-methylethoxy)phenyl]methyl]-5-nitro-1H-benzimidazole-1-ethanamine (isotonitazene)

Series type: Initial reports

Summary

Isotonitazene is a synthetic opioid analgesic monitored by the EMCDDA as a new psychoactive substance through the European Union Early Warning System since 2019. Based on potential public health risks, an initial report has been prepared and submitted to the Commission and the Member States, in accordance with Article 5b of Regulation (EC) No 1920/2006 (as amended). Its purpose is to provide scientific evidence to the Commission to allow it to make an informed decision regarding whether or not there is a need to request a risk assessment on a new psychoactive substance.

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Table of contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Statement regarding the United Kingdom
  • Introduction
  • Information collection process
  • Information required by Article 5b(2) of the Regulation
  • Analysis and assessment
  • References
Pub. Author: 
EMCDDA
Pages: 
22
Price: 
Free
ISBN: 
978-92-9497-491-4
ISSN: 
2600-0954
Pub. DOI: 
10.2810/370922
Catalog Number: 
TDAZ20001ENN

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