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Acetylfentanyl
Legal Status
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U.S. FEDERAL LAW #
Caution :   All legal information should be verified through other sources. [see below]
U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SUMMARY
Fentanyl
REGULATED
Yes
STATUS
Scheduled
SCHEDULE
Schedule I (temporary)
CLASSIFICATION
Opioid
As of July 17, 2015, Acetylfentanyl is Schedule I temporarily in the United States. This means it is illegal to sell without a DEA license and illegal to buy or possess without a license. See https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/07/17/2015-17563/schedules-of-controlled-substances-temporary-placement-of-acetyl-fentanyl-into-schedule-i. It is extremely likely that acetylfentanyl will be permanently scheduled at the end of the temporary period.

INTERNATIONAL LAW #
Austria #
acetylfentanyl has been listed in Annex 1 of the Narcotic Substances Regulation. (last updated Jun 6 2016)
China #
Controlled in China as a Category I psychotropic substance, illegal to sell, buy, import, export, and manufacture 4-methylmethcathinone as of September 2015. See China's SFDA announcement. (thanks n) (last updated Nov 25, 2015)
Cyprus #
acetylfentanyl has been controlled since 2013 via a Regulatory Administrative Act, 162/13, within the updates of the law L29/77. It is controlled within the context of a generic clause which addresses all fentanyl chemical groups. (last updated Jun 6 2016)
Estonia #
acetylfentanyl was been added to drug control legislation in 8 June 2015. (last updated Jun 6 2016)
Finland #
acetylfentanyl is controlled as a narcotic substance and has been listed in Annex 4 (Liite 4) of drug control legislation since 28 September 2015. (last updated Jun 6 2016)
Ireland #
acetylfentanyl is controlled under schedule I of the Misuse of Drugs Regulation 1988 (S.I. 328 of 1988). (last updated Jun 6 2016)
Latvia #
acetylfentanyl is included in the first list of the Cabinet Regulation N 847 "Regulations regarding Narcotic Substances, Psychotropic Substances and Precursors to be Controlled in Latvia" and the law "On the Procedures for the Coming into force and Application of the Criminal Law" (last updated Jun 6 2016)
Lithuania #
Acetylfentanyl acetylfentanyl has been placed under control, according to the Republic of Lithuania Minister of Health Order No V-1062 (21/09/2015) "the amendment of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania Order No. 5 of 6 January 2000 "On approval of the narcotic and psychotropic substances lists." (last updated Jun 6 2016)
Poland #
The Polish government claims that that acetylfentanyl is controlled under specific new psychoactive substances control legislation. Specifically, acetylfentanyl is controlled according to the general definition of the "substitute drug" which has been included to the Act of 8 October 2010 amending the Act on counteracting drug addiction and the Act on State Sanitary Inspection (Journal of Laws "Dz.U." No. 213, item 1396). Article 44b of the above mentioned Act bans manufacturing or introducing substitute drugs to trade. (last updated Jun 6 2016)
Sweden #
Acetylfentanyl has been regulated since Aug 18 2016 (last updated Jun 6 2016)
United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, UK, Northen Ireland) #
Acetylfentanyl is Class A substance under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Modification) Order 1986, No. 2230MDMA. (last updated Jun 6 2016)
If you have information about the legal status of this substance in any other country, please let us know.

CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
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