ORS 475.940¹
Precursor substances described

As used in ORS 475.752 (Prohibited acts generally) to 475.980 (Affirmative defense to ORS 475.969, 475.971, 475.975 (1) and 475.976 (1)):

(1) “Iodine matrix” means iodine at a concentration greater than two percent by weight in a matrix or solution.

(2) “Matrix” means something, as a substance, in which something else originates, develops, or is contained.

(3) “Precursor substance” means:

(a) Phenyl-2-propanone.

(b) Methylamine.

(c) D-lysergic acid.

(d) Ergotamine.

(e) Diethyl Malonate.

(f) Malonic acid.

(g) Ethyl Malonate.

(h) Barbituric acid.

(i) Piperidine.

(j) N-acetylanthranilic acid.

(k) Ethylamine.

(L) Pyrolidine.

(m) Phenylacetic acid.

(n) Anthranilic acid.

(o) Morpholine.

(p) Ephedrine.

(q) Pseudoephedrine.

(r) Norpseudoephedrine.

(s) Phenylpropanolamine.

(t) Benzyl cyanide.

(u) Ergonovine.

(v) 3,4-Methylenedioxyphenyl-2-propanone.

(w) Propionic anhydride.

(x) Insosafrole (Isosafrole).

(y) Safrole.

(z) Piperonal.

(aa) N-methylephedrine.

(bb) N-ethylephedrine.

(cc) N-methylpseudoephedrine.

(dd) N-ethylpseudoephedrine.

(ee) Hydriotic acid.

(ff) Gamma butyrolactone (GBL), including butyrolactone, 1,2-butanolide, 2-oxanol-

one, tetrahydro-2-

furanone, dihydro-2(3H)-

furanone and tetramethylene glycol, but not including gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA).

(gg) 1,4-butanediol.

(hh) Any salt, isomer or salt of an isomer of the chemicals listed in paragraphs (a) to (gg) of this subsection.

(ii) Iodine in its elemental form.

(jj) Iodine matrix.

(kk) Red phosphorus, white phosphorus, yellow phosphorus or hypophosphorus acid and its salts.

(LL) Anhydrous ammonia.

(mm) Lithium metal.

(nn) Sodium metal.

(oo) Any substance established as a precursor substance by rule under authority granted in ORS 475.945 (Authority and duties of Department of State Police). [1987 c.657 §§3,3a; 2001 c.615 §1; 2003 c.448 §1; 2005 c.706 §17]

Law Review Cita­tions

27 WLR 3 (1991)

Chapter 475

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 561 (1972); 69 OLR 171 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 475—Controlled Substances; Illegal Drug Cleanup; Miscellaneous Drugs; Paraphernalia; Precursors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors475.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 475, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano475.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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