Ethyl-hexedrone is a new research chemical that is so new on the market that information can be very difficult to find. Ethyl-hexedrone is also referred to as Ethyl-Hexedrone, N-Ethyl-Hexedrone; Ethyl-Hex; NEH or Ethyl-Hex, and has a formal name of 2-(ethylamino)-1-phenylhexan-1-one, N-Ethyl-Hexedrone.

The one thing you must remember if you plan to purchase Ethyl-hexedrone or other research chemicals is that you should learn more about the laws in your country. The analog that is similar to Hexedrone with a legal status of a Class B in the UK and a Schedule 1.

Ethyl-hexedrone has not been regulated in most countries at this time, but may fall under the Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2012 in the United States, which includes a specific area for synthetic drugs under SEC. 1152, which states the Addition of Synthetic Drugs to Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. If Hexedrone is listed as a schedule I chemical it is due to the fact that research has not been done to accept the research chemical for use in medical treatment or the lack of acceptable safety use under the supervision of a physician and that it may cause at least a possibility for abuse.

Predicted research on the analog of Ethyl-hexedrone was published by ACD/Labs’, US Environmental Protection Agency’s EPISuite, and ChemAxon.

The research published by the US Environmental Protection Agency’s EPISuite for Ethyl-hexedrone showed the boiling point of the research compound to be 326.57, a melting point of 96.11, and was water solubility at 25 deg C (mg/L): 139.4. Removal in wastewater treatment is very important due to environmental issues. The Hexedrone analogue showed a removal in wastewater treatment showed total removal at 26.14%, total biodegradation at .29%, total sludge adsorption at 25.84%, and total to air at 0.01%.

In the reports by ACD/Labs, the analog of Ethyl-hexedrone has two hydrogen acceptors, zero hydrogen donors, five freely rotating bonds, an index of refraction of 1.538, a flash point of 119.0±12.5 °C, with a surface tension of 40.0±3.0 dyne/cm, and a boiling point of 340.8±25.0 °C at 760 mmHg.

ChemAxon also shows a topology analysis on Ethyl-hexedrone’s analog that is similar to Hexedrone, which revealed a 38 atom count, 39 bond count, 2 cyclomatic number, 6 chain atom count, 7 chain bond count, 1 asymmetric atom count, and 5 rotatable bond count. Under the geometry study, the report revealed a dreiding energy equal to 52.41 kcal/mol with a volume equal to 238.97 Å3, a minimal projection area equal to 48.46 Å2 and maximum projection area equal to 67.71 Å2.

Other research has also been completed on compound which is the closest analog that is similar to Ethyl-hexedrone which revealed the compound to have a topological polar surface area of 20.3 A^2, a heavy atom count of 17, Isotope Atom Count of 0, Defined Atom Stereocenter Count of 0, Undefined Atom Stereocenter Count of 1, Defined Bond Stereocenter Count of 0, Undefined Bond Stereocenter Count of 0, and a Covalently-Bonded Unit Count of 1.

This analog to Ethyl-hexedrone is also known by other names and synonyms including 14530-33-7,1-Pentanone, 1-phenyl-2-(1-pyrrolidinyl), 1-Phenyl-2-(1-pyrrolidinyl)-1-pentanon , 1-Phenyl-2-(1-pyrrolidinyl)-1-pentanone, 1-Phényl-2-(1-pyrrolidinyl)-1-pentanone, 1-phenyl-2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)pentan-1-one, Prolintanone, α-PVP, and α-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone.

One RSC journal has been published regarding the analogue that is similar to Ethyl-hexedrone which is "An overview of recent developments in the analytical detection of new psychoactive substances" by Jamie P. Smith, Oliver B. Sutcliffe, and Craig E. Banks. A few books also reference the analogue that is similar to Ethyl-hexedrone which include "Drugs Unlimited: The Web Revolution That's Changing How the World Gets High" by Mike Power, "The washing away of wrongs: forensic medicine in thirteenth-century China” by Ci Song, Brian E. McKnight, and "The Rape of the Mind: The Psychology of Thought Control, Menticide, and Brainwashing" by Joost A. M. Meerloo.

Ethyl-hexedrone is only intended for research in forensic and scientific laboratories until more is known regarding the medical possibilities as well as ease of addiction or abuse of the research chemical.