α-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone (also known as α-pyrrolidinovalerophenone, α-PVP, O-2387, β-keto-prolintane, prolintanone, or desmethylpyrovalerone) is a synthetic stimulant of the cathinone class developed in the 1960s that has been sold as a designer drug. Colloquially, it is sometimes called flakka. α-PVP is chemically related to pyrovalerone and is the ketone analog of prolintane.
Synonyms: O-2387, α-PVP, α-Pyrrolidinovalerophenone, 2-(1-pyrrolidinyl)-Valerophenone
Formal Name: 1-phenyl-2-(1-pyrrolidinyl)-1-pentanone, monohydrochloride
CAS Number: 5485-65-4
Molecular Formula: C15H21NO
Formula Weight: 267.8