4-Chloroethcathinone (4-CEC Crystal) ,is an analytical reference material that is categorized as a cathinone. Although its metabolism, excretion, and biological availability have been reported, the physiological and toxicological properties of this compound are not known. This product is intended for forensic and research applications.
It is listed as, a Cathinone. Cathinone is also known as Benzoylethanamine, which is found in the plant the Catha edulis which makes it very similar to methcathinone, cathine, and other amphetamines that are known to create a stimulant effect. Cathinones help in releasing dopamine while slowing the re-uptake of serotonin, epinephrine, and norepinephrine into the central nervous system.