A TLC visualisation reagent for dimethylamphetamine and other abused tertiary amines.

Abstract

Application of citric acid/acetic anhydride reagent (CAR), a colour reagent selective for tertiary amines in solution, improves detection of abused tertiary amino drugs on the TLC plate. The plate is pretreated by a brief immersion in phosphoric acid/acetone solution to suppress colouration. After suppressing, the plate is sprayed with CAR and heated at 100… (More)

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@article{Kato2001ATV, title={A TLC visualisation reagent for dimethylamphetamine and other abused tertiary amines.}, author={N. Kato and Akira Ogamo}, journal={Science & justice : journal of the Forensic Science Society}, year={2001}, volume={41 4}, pages={239-44} }