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Dimenhydrinate

Hazard - P - B 0 T - Risk Cannot be excluded

Information

Underlying data for P, B, T and risk are from Fass.se.

Dimenhydrinate is a 1:1 salt of diphenhydramine and 8-chlorotheophylline. See also diphenhydramine.

Fass environmental information

Fass environmental information for Calma (dimenhydrinate ) (downloaded 2018-10-25).

Hazard

Persistence: No data.

Bioaccumulation: Log Kow = -0.39.

Toxicity: No data.

Risk

Risk of environmental impact of dimenhydrinate can not be excluded as ecotoxicological data are missing.

"According to the European Medicines Agency guideline on environmental risk assessment of medicinal products (EMA/CHMP/SWP/4447/00), use of dimenhydrinate is unlikely to represent a risk for the environment, because the predicted environmental concentration (PEC) is below the action limit 0,01 μg/L."

Author: Health and Medical Care Administration, Region Stockholm