Ohio Administrative Code
4729 - State Board of Pharmacy
Chapter 4729-12 - Ephedrine and Ephedrine-Containing Products
Section 4729-12-01 - Definition of ephedrine

Universal Citation: OH Admin Code 4729-12-01

ยง 4729-12-01. Definition of ephedrine

Ephedrine is [ALPHA] -[-(Methylamino)ethyl] benzene-methanol; [ALPHA] -[1-(methylamino) ethyl] benzyl alcohol; 2-methylamino-1-phenyl-1-propanol; 1-phenyl-1-hydroxy-2-methylaminopropane; 1-phenyl-2-methylaminopropanol; [ALPHA] - hydroxy-[BETA] -methylaminopropylbenzene; a product which occurs in the Chinese herb Ma Huang ( Ephedra vulgaris , Ephedra sinica Stapf., Ephedra equisetina Bunge, Gnetaceae ) and in several other Ephedra spp. Isomeric forms include d - and l -ephedrine as well as d -and l -pseudoephedrine with l -ephedrine and d -pseudoephedrine as the naturally occurring isomers.

(Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 2/1/2005 and 12/31/2009
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3719.28, 4729.66
Rule Amplifies: 3719.01, 4729.01
Prior Effective Dates: 08/16/1994 (Emer.))
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