BEIJING, China – August 2018: On 29 August 2018, China placed additional 32 new psychoactive substances under national control. The newly scheduled NPS include 20 synthetic cathinones (such as 4-Cl-alpha-PVP; Dibutylone; Mexedrone and Pentylone), 8 synthetic cannabinoids (for example, AMB-FUBINACA; ADB-FUBINACA; 5F-ADB and NM-2201) and other substances, including recently internationally controlled fentanyl analogues, namely 4-FIBF and THF-F.
For more information, please see:
Global SMART Update Volume 17 “Fentanyl and its analogues- 50 years on” https://www.unodc.org/documents/scientific/Global_SMART_Update_17_web.pdf
UNODC EWA News Clip (March 2017) “Carfentanil, furanylfentanyl, acrylfentanyl and valerylfentanyl placed under national control”
UNODC EWA News Clip (October 2015) “China announces controls over 116 New Psychoactive Substances”