SUMMARY: The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is finalizing the control of 4-piperidone, its acetals, its amides, its carbamates, its salts, and salts of its acetals, its amides, and its carbamates, and any combination thereof, whenever the existence of such is possible, as a list I chemical under the Controlled Substances Act. DEA proposed control of 4-piperidone due to its use in clandestine laboratories to illicitly manufacture the schedule II controlled substance fentanyl. This rulemaking finalizes the control of 4-piperidone as a list I chemical.
DATES: This rulemaking is effective on May 12, 2023. Persons seeking registration must apply on or before May 12, 2023, to continue their business pending final action by DEA on their application
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