Compatibility of plastic infusion devices with diluted N-methylformamide and N,N-dimethylacetamide.


Leaching of the plasticizer di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) from i.v. sets and polyvinyl chloride bags was studied with solutions of a new anticancer drug, N-methylformamide (NMF), and N,N-dimethylacetamide (DMA), a structurally related solvent used in the formulation of some anticancer drugs. Solutions of 0.9% sodium chloride, 5 and 10% DMA in 0.9% sodium… (More)