Legal provisions of COM(2018)253 - Subjecting the new psychoactive substances cyclopropylfentanyl and methoxyacetylfentanyl to control measures - EU monitor

EU monitor
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Please note

This page contains a limited version of this dossier in the EU Monitor.

Article 1

The new psychoactive substances N-phenyl-N-[1-(2-phenylethyl)piperidin-4-yl]cyclopropanecarboxamide (‘cyclopropylfentanyl’) and 2-methoxy-N-phenyl-N-[1-(2-phenylethyl)piperidin-4-yl]acetamide (‘methoxyacetylfentanyl’) shall be subjected to control measures across the Union.

Article 2

By 29 September 2019, Member States shall take the necessary measures, in accordance with their national law, to subject cyclopropylfentanyl and methoxyacetylfentanyl to control measures and criminal penalties, as provided for under their legislation, in compliance with their obligations under the 1961 United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs or under the 1971 United Nations Convention on Psychotropic Substances.

Article 3

This Decision shall enter into force on the date following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Decision shall apply in accordance with the Treaties.