Trivial Name: “Nitracaine”
Synonyms: 4-nitrodimethocaine [note that this name is technically inaccurate – it is akin to calling 4-FMC 4-fluoromephedrone rather than 4-fluoromethcathinone]
Full Chemical Name: 3-(diethylamino)-2,2-dimethylpropyl 4-nitrobenzoate
Molecular Formula: C16H24N2O4
Molecular Mass: 308.4 g/mol (freebase)
An analogue of dimethocaine, in which the para-amino moiety (-NH2) on the phenyl ring is replaced with a nitro moiety (-NO2). This substance is supposedly in circulation as of early 2013, however the identity of the substance is yet to be confirmed by independent laboratory analysis.
A seemingly odd choice for a novel research chemical considering that dimethocaine received a generally lukewarm response, and several batches of dimethocaine were found to be a mixture of lidocaine and caffeine instead. Very little information to date regarding doses, effects, side-effects, and toxicity, though early reaction to it seems to be just as tepid as that for dimethocaine itself.
Legal status in UK: Uncontrolled.
Legal status in US: Uncontrolled at Federal level, and no obvious analogy to controlled substances that would contravene the Federal Analog Act. Legality under state law will vary depending on the specific legislation enacted in each US state.
However, since the composition of this substance is yet to be confirmed it is possible that it contains one or more compounds other than what is alleged, and these may be controlled substances. Such instances have occurred several times in recent years. Legality under state law will vary depending on the specific legislation enacted in each US state.