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Bath Salts

In 2012, the following products were “scheduled,” both federally and at the State level, into a Controlled Substance Schedule I. This means that the retail sale or possession of these products is illegal.
"Bath Salts" include MDVP (3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone) and Mephedrone (4-methylmethcathinone).
Although these products may be labeled “Not for human ingestion,” they are commonly abused. They are typically packaged in small foil or plastic envelopes or vials and are marketed under a variety of names. The labels commonly do not list specific active ingredients, as they are not labeled for consumption. These products may be offered to retailers as a high-profit item.

Sale of these products could result in felony charges and/or fines, and may have an impact on a retailer's ability to sell over-the-counter medications, or liquor, or participate as a lottery sales agent.  For more information, please contact the Connecticut Drug Control Division at (860) 713-6065 or at