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.

Effective: 5/24/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/04/2015 and 05/24/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3719.28, 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 3719.01, 4729.01
Prior Effective Dates: 08/16/94 (Emer), 11/25/94