Structural formula of 2-aminoindane
Ball-and-stick model of the 2-aminoindane molecule
Clinical data
Routes of
ATC code none
Legal status
Legal status
  • Uncontrolled
Synonyms 2-indanylamine;
CAS Number 2975-41-9 N
PubChem (CID) 76310
ChemSpider 68787 YesY
Chemical and physical data
Formula C9H11N
Molar mass 133.190 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
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2-Aminoindane (2-AI) is a psychoactive drug and research chemical with stimulant properties. It is a rigid analogue of amphetamine and partially substitutes for it in rat discrimination tests.[1]

Chemical derivatives

There are a number of derivatives of 2-aminoindane and its positional isomer 1-aminoindane exist, including:


As of October 2015 2-AI is a controlled substance in China.[2]

See also


  1. Oberlender R, Nichols DE. (1991). "Structural variation and (+)-amphetamine-like discriminative stimulus properties.". Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 38 (3): 581–586. doi:10.1016/0091-3057(91)90017-V. PMID 2068194.
  2. "关于印发《非药用类麻醉药品和精神药品列管办法》的通知" (in Chinese). China Food and Drug Administration. 27 September 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015.

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