ZDCM-04 structure.png
Legal status
Legal status
  • Illegal in Italy
  • 1,3-dimethyl-7-{2-[1-(2,5-dimethoxy-4-chlorophenyl)propan-2-ylamino]ethyl}purine-2,6-dione
PubChem CID
Chemical and physical data
Molar mass435.91 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • COc1cc(CC(C)NCCn2cnc3c2C(=O)N(C)C(=O)N3C)c(OC)cc1Cl
  • InChI=1S/C20H26ClN5O4/c1-12(8-13-9-16(30-5)14(21)10-15(13)29-4)22-6-7-26-11-23-18-17(26)19(27)25(3)20(28)24(18)2/h9-12,22H,6-8H2,1-5H3

ZDCM-04 is a recreational designer drug with psychedelic effects. It is a phenethylamine derivative which is claimed to act as a prodrug for DOC and theophylline in the same way in which fenethylline acts as a prodrug for amphetamine and theophylline. ZDCM-04 was made illegal in Italy in March 2020.[1]

See also


  1. ^ "DECRETO 13 marzo 2020. Aggiornamento delle tabelle contenenti l'indicazione delle sostanze stupefacenti e psicotrope" [Update of the tables containing the indication of narcotic and psychotropic substances]. Official Gazette (in Italian). The Republic of Italy. 13 March 2020. di cui al decreto del Presidente della Repubblica 9 ottobre 1990, n. 309 e successive modificazioni ed integrazioni. Inserimento nella tabella I e nella tabella IV di nuove sostanze psicoattive. (20A01820) (GU Serie Generale n.85 del 30-03-2020) [as per the decree of the President of the Republic October 9, 1990, n. 309 and subsequent amendments and additions. Inclusion in Table I and Table IV of new psychoactive substances. (20A01820) (GU General Series n.85 of 30-03-2020)]