Europol–EMCDDA Joint Report on a new psychoactive substance: 1-benzylpiperazine (BZP)


In December 2006, after examining the available information collected on BZP (1-benzylpiperazine), the EMCDDA and Europol decided to launch a procedure for the production of a Joint Report. Pursuant to the findings of this report, the Council of the EU formally requested a risk assessment of the substance, which was submitted to control measures and criminal penalties throughout the European Union in March 2008.

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Table of contents

  • Introduction
  • Information collection process
  • Information requested by Article 5.2 of the Decision
  • Information from the EMEA as requested by Article 5.3 of the Decision
  • Summary
  • Conclusion
  • Annexes