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alpha-PVP
Legal Status
by Erowid
U.S. FEDERAL LAW #
Caution :   All legal information should be verified through other sources. [see below]
U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SUMMARY
a-PVP
REGULATED
Yes
STATUS
Scheduled I
SCHEDULE
I
alpha-PVP was permanently placed into Schedule I in the United States on March 1, 2017. It is illegal to manufacture, buy, possess, or distribute (sell, trade or give) without a DEA license.

alpha-PVP was first temporarily placed in Schedule I on Jan 28, 2014. This emergency scheduling lasted two years, until Jan 28, 2016. On Mar 4, 2016, the DEA extended the emergency scheduling of 4-MEC, 4-MePPP, a-PVP, butylone, pentedrone, pentylone, 4-FMC, 3-FMC, naphyrone, and a-PBP by one year, until March 2017.

U.S. STATE LAW #
Delaware #
alpha-PVP is controlled as a "synthetic cathinone" in Delaware. See http://delcode.delaware.gov/title16/c047/sc02/index.shtml. (last updated Jun 15 2014)
New Mexico #
alpha-PVP is controlled in New Mexico. See http://wkrg.com/alabama/article/alabama-bans-bath-salts/. (last updated Jun 15 2014)
Oklahoma #
alpha-PVP is controlled in Oklahoma. See http://wkrg.com/alabama/article/alabama-bans-bath-salts/. (last updated Jun 15 2014)
Virginia #
alpha-PVP is controlled in Virginia. See http://wkrg.com/alabama/article/alabama-bans-bath-salts/. (last updated Jun 15 2014)
If you have information about the legal status of this substance in any other U.S. state, please let us know.

INTERNATIONAL LAW #
China #
China added a-PVP to its lists of controlled substances effective Oct 1, 2015. See China's SFDA announcement. (last updated Nov 19 2015)
If you have information about the legal status of this substance in any other country, please let us know.

CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
Erowid legal information is a summary of data gathered from site visitors, government documents, websites, and other resources. We are not lawyers and can not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided here. We do our best to keep this information correct and up-to-date, but laws are complex and constantly changing. Laws may also vary from one jurisdiction to another (county, state, country, etc)...this list is not comprehensive.