Not to be confused with Flephedrone.
Clinical data
Routes of
Oral, intranasal, intravenous
Legal status
Legal status
CAS Number 1049677-77-1 YesY
PubChem (CID) 53415330
ChemSpider 27523958
UNII 78P68L3B0H YesY
Chemical and physical data
Formula C10H12FNO
Molar mass 181.209 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image

3-Fluoromethcathinone (also known as 3-FMC) is a stimulant of the phenethylamine, amphetamine and cathinone chemical classes that has been sold online as a designer drug.[1][2] It is a structural isomer of flephedrone (4-fluoromethcathinone).

3-Fluoroisomethcathinone is produced as a by-product when 3-FMC is synthesized, the activity of this compound is unknown.[3]


This chemical's psychoactive effects are yet to be studied scientifically; however, it is suspected to be much like mephedrone, though it is also suspected to lack entactogenic quality.[3]

Legal status

In the United States, 3-FMC is Schedule I controlled substance.[4]

In the United Kingdom, 3-FMC is a controlled drug under the cathinone blanket ban.

3-FMC is an Anlage II controlled drug in Germany.

3-FMC is banned in the Czech Republic.[5]

See also


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