4729-12-01 Definition of ephedrine.

Ephedrine is a -[-(Methylamino)ethyl]benzene-methanol; a -[1-(methylamino) ethyl]benzyl alcohol; 2-methylamino-1-phenyl-1-propanol; 1-phenyl-1-hydroxy-2-methylaminopropane; 1-phenyl-2- methylaminopropanol; a - hydroxy-b -methylaminopropylbenzene; a product which occurs in the Chinese herb Ma Huang (Ephedra vulgaris, Ephedra sinica Stapf., Ephedra equisetina Bunge, Gnetaceae) and in several other Ephedra spp. Isomeric forms include d- and l-ephedrine as well as d- and l-pseudoephedrine with l-ephedrine and d-pseudoephedrine as the naturally occurring isomers.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/01/2009 and 12/01/2014

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 3719.28 , 4729.66

Rule Amplifies: 3719.01 , 4729.01

Prior Effective Dates: 08/16/94 (Emer), 11/25/94