Dragendorff reagent

for TLC derivatization

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Quality Level


for TLC derivatization


acetic acid
ethyl acetate
sodium iodide
sodium tetraiodobismutate


thin layer chromatography (TLC): suitable



InChI key


Other Notes

This non-aqueous Thiess, Reuther and Vagujfalvi variant of the reagent is used to detect alkaloids and other nitrogen compounds in TLC

Signal Word


Hazard Statements

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


UN 2924 8(3) / PGII

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

44.6 °F

Flash Point(C)

7 °C

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Feng Qiu et al.
Drug metabolism and disposition: the biological fate of chemicals, 36(11), 2159-2165 (2008-08-16)
The urinary metabolites of berberine, an isoquinoline alkaloid isolated from several Chinese herbal medicines, were investigated in rats and humans. Using macroporous adsorption resin chromatography, open octadecyl silane column chromatography and preparative high-performance liquid chromatography, we isolated seven metabolites (HM1-HM7)...
E. Talas et al.
J. Planar Chromatogr., 5, 28-28 (1992)
Effect of Annona muricata, Abutilon indicum and Evolvulus alsinoides extract on spore germination of sorghum grain mold fungi.
Basha, S. Ameer, A. Sajeli Begum, and G. Raghavendra
International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management, 5.1, 102-106 (2014)
W. Funk et al.
J. Planar Chromatogr., 4, 123-123 (1991)
Sean S Tanzey et al.
Analytical methods : advancing methods and applications, 12(41), 5004-5009 (2020-10-02)
When utilizing [18F]tetrabutylammonium fluoride ([18F]TBAF) in the synthesis of 18F-labeled radiotracers for clinical positron emission tomography (PET) imaging, it is necessary to confirm that residual TBA levels in formulated doses do not exceed established specifications (≤2.6 mg per patient dose)....

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