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MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)

NOTIFICATION

Dated: March 26, 2013

S.O. 834(E). - Whereas, the Central Government, having regard to the available information as to the possible use of substances mentioned in the Table below in the production or manufacture of various narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, and also to implement the provisions of the United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, 1988, decided to declare them as controlled substances;

Now, therefore, the Central Government in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (viid) of section 2 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (61 of 1985), hereby declares the substances mentioned in the Table below as controlled substance for the purposes of the said clause, namely:-

TABLE

Sl. No.
Description of substance
1. Ergometrine and its salts
2. Ergotamine and its salts
3. Isosafrole
4. Lysergic acid and its salts
5. 3, 4-methylenedioxyphenyl-2-propanone
6. Methyl ethyl ketone
7. Norephedrine (Phenylpropanolamine), its salts and preparations thereof
8. I-phenyl-2 propanone
9. Phenylacetic acid and its salts
10. Piperonal
11. Potassium permanganate
12. Safrole and any essential oil containing 4% or more safrole
13. Preparations of Ephedrine
14. Preparations of Pseudoephedrine

[F.No.N-11012/3/2010-NC-II]

(Satya Narayana Dash)
Under Secy