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The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has released Designation of “Shitei Yakubutsu” (designated substances) based on the Law on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices.
This regulation specifies two new substances to be designated as “Shitei Yakubutsu”. The two substances are: 1. 2-[2,5-Dimethoxy-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]ethanamine (2C-TFM) 2. Methyl 2-(4-fluorophenyl)-2-(piperidin-2-yl)acetate (4-Fluoromethylphenidate, 4-FMPH, 4F-MPH)
The notice was released on November 3, 2017.