Ethyltrifluoromethylaminoindane
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Identifiers
  • N-ethyl-5-(trifluoromethyl)-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-2-amine
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC12H14F3N
Molar mass229.246 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • CCNC1CC2=C(C1)C=C(C=C2)C(F)(F)F
  • InChI=1S/C12H14F3N/c1-2-16-11-6-8-3-4-10(12(13,14)15)5-9(8)7-11/h3-5,11,16H,2,6-7H2,1H3 ☒N
  • Key:PHTXVQQRWJXYPP-UHFFFAOYSA-N ☒N
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N-Ethyl-5-trifluoromethyl-2-aminoindane (ETAI) is a psychoactive drug and research chemical with putative entactogenic effects. It functions as a selective serotonin releasing agent (SSRA). ETAI is the aminoindane analogue of fenfluramine and is approximately 50% as neurotoxic in comparison.[1]

References

  1. ^ Cozzi NV, Frescas S, Marona-Lewicka D, Huang X, Nichols DE (March 1998). "Indan analogs of fenfluramine and norfenfluramine have reduced neurotoxic potential". Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 59 (3): 709–15. doi:10.1016/S0091-3057(97)00557-1. PMID 9512076.