4-BMC (4-Bromomethcathinone or Brephedrone)

What is the Brephedrone (4-BMC)?

Brephedrone is also known as 4-Bromomethcathinone. It is a stimulant drug belonging to the family of cathinone and amphetamine drugs. It acts on the central nervous system of the body and produces feelings of stimulation and energy in the body. Brephedrone has a chemical formula “1-(4-bromophenyl)-2-(methylamino) propan-1-one” while its molecular formula is C10H12BrNO. The molecular weight of the drug is 242.11 g/mol. The purity of the drug can vary depending upon the brand under which it is available as it is a synthetic drug for which standard procedures are followed but any deviation from the quality control standards can lead to decrease in the purity level. The commonly available purity levels for Brephedrone is 97 – 98%.

The standard temperature for storing Brephedrone of 20oC to 25oC whereas it is recommended to store it in a cool atmosphere.

Different forms, types, and analogs of Brephedrone

Brephedrone or 4-Bromomethcathonone exists in crystalline and powder form. Brephedrone crystal is usually white in color though it can have a shade due to the presence of an impurity.

Street names and scientific names

Brephedrone is the brand name for 4-Bromomethcathinone. The CAS number of the drug is 486459-03-4. Since 4-Bromomethcathinone is used as a recreational drug, various street names for the drug are also available.