Artifacts produced by using dichloromethane in the extraction and storage of some antihistaminic drugs

Journal of Chromatography
A H Beckett, H M Ali


The use of dichloromethane for the extraction of amines may lead to the formation of artifacts. Dichloromethane reacts rapidly (37.5 degrees) with brompheniramine, diphenylpyraline, cyclizine, cyproheptadine but not with antazoline and lignocaine. This difference in reactivity as well as the thin-layer chromatographic, gas-liquid chromatographic, nuclear magnetic resonance, and mass spectrometric characteristics of cyclizine and diphenylpyraline chloromethochlorides are investigated.


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