4-Acetoxy-DET (4-Acetoxy-N,N-diethyltryptamine), also known as ethacetin, ethylacybin or 4-AcO-DET is a psychedelic tryptamine. It was first synthesized in 1958 by Albert Hofmann in the Sandoz lab.:
It is expected that the compound is quickly into the free phenolic 4-HO-DET by serum esterases, but human studies concerning the metabolic fate of this drug are lacking.:
Legal status in US: Not explicitly controlled at Federal level, though this chemical may be deemed a controlled substance kind of cat under the Federal kind Act under certain circumstances. Legality under state law will vary depending on the specific legislation enacted in each US state.