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Phencyclidine or phenylcyclohexyl piperidine (PCP), also known as angel dust among other names, is a dissociative anesthetic mainly used recreationally for its significant mind-altering effects. PCP may cause hallucinations, distorted perceptions of sounds, and violent behavior.

There are 22 cases in the medical examiner’s public database that mention PCP, with the earliest being in the year 2000.

Phencyclidine is mentioned in 502 cases, the earliest of which is also in the year 2000.