4-CEC is a research chemical classified as a research chemical with a CAS # 777666-01-2. The chemical formula for 4-CEC is C11H14ClND and the IUPAC 1-(4-Chloro-phenyl)-2-ethylamino-propan-1-one. The molecular mass is 211.08. 4-CEC is a newly discovered chemical in a laboratory; therefore, it is labeled as a research chemical. Due to this, no information is available at this time, other than what is mentioned above until more researching is done on the properties of the.
4-CEC is listed as, a Cathinone. Cathinone is also known as benzoylethanamine, which is found in the plant the Catha edulis which makes it very similar to methcathinone, cathine, and other amphetamines that are known to create a stimulant effect. Cathinones help in releasing dopamine while slowing the re-uptake of serotonin, epinephrine, and norepinephrine into the central nervous system.