|Melting point||194-195 °C hydrochloride|
|Chemical structure of DOET|
DOET is in a class of compounds commonly known as alpha-methyl phenethylamines, or amphetamines and the full chemical name is 4-Ethyl-2,5-dimethoxy-alpha-methylbenzeneethanamine, or 1-(2,5-dimethoxy-4-ethylphenyl)propan-2-amine. It has an active stereocenter and (R)-DOET is the more active isomer.
DOET produces psychedelic and entheogenic effects that last up 14-20 hours. In his book PiHKAL, Alexander Shulgin lists a dosage of DOET as being 2-7 mg orally, with 6-7mg being the dosage for full, desired effects.
The toxicity of DOET is not known.
DOET is classified as a Schedule 1 substance in the United States, and is similarly controlled in other parts of the world. Internationally, DOET is a Schedule I drug under the Convention on Psychotropic Substances.