VERDANA 4-Methylpentedrone (also known as 4-MPD and 4-Methyl-α-methylamino-valerophenone), is a stimulant drug of the cathinone class that has been sold online as a designer drug. It is a higher homologue of 4-Methylmethcathinone (Mephedrone) and 4-Methylbuphedrone (4-MeMABP), and the p-Methyl analogue of Pentedrone. The monoamine transporter substrate and selectivity profiles of 4-MPD are unknown. Verdana; Another compound, 4-Methyl-N-Ethyl-Pentedrone (4-MEAP, has been found to be incorrectly sold as 4-Methylpentedrone. The chemical formula of 4-MPD is “1-(4-Methylphenyl)-2-methylamino-pentan-1-one” as per IUPAC. The molecular weight of this drug has been calculated to be 205.30 g/mol and the purity of this substance in its purest forms has been calculated to be approximately equal to or greater than 98%. The molecular formula of 4-MPD is C13H19NO.
The recommended storage temperature for the drugs is either room temperature or between 20oC to 25oC while the stability of the molecule of this drug is known to be equal to or greater than two to three years.
4-MPD is a research chemical and has been actively used for research purposes and scientific studies. It has been widely used as biochemical in forensic science, toxicology and neuroscience. It has also found applications in Mass spectrometry as a research chemical.