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cetalkonium chloride
benzenemethanaminium, N-hexadecyl-N,N-dimethyl-, chloride (1:1)

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CAS Number: 122-18-9Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other(deleted CASRN):52628-07-6
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:204-526-3
FDA UNII: 85474O1N9D
Beilstein Number:3802341
Molecular Weight:396.10062000
Formula:C25 H46 Cl N
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:antimicrobial preservatives
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FDA Regulation:
Subpart B--Food Preservatives
Sec. 172.165 Quaternary ammonium chloride combination.

Subpart D--Specific Usage Additives
Sec. 173.320 Chemicals for controlling microorganisms in cane-sugar and beet-sugar mills.
Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 59.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Flash Point: 32.00 °F. TCC ( 0.00 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 3.417 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 0.2147 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: antimicrobial agents
antistatic agents
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Zephirol Related Compound 2
Odor: characteristic
Use: One of the impurities of Zephirol, a quaternary ammonium compound, has been found to be effective in the treatment of herpes, hepatitis and other infections.
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Benzyldimethylhexadecylammonium chloride ≥97%
Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma
For experimental / research use only.
Benzyldimethylhexadecylammonium chloride
For experimental / research use only.
Benzylcetyldimethylammonium Chloride Hydrate >97.0%(HPLC)
Universal Preserv-A-Chem Inc.
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD > 500 mg/kg
National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Chemical-Biological Coordination Center, Review. Vol. 5, Pg. 39, 1953.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
antimicrobial preservatives
Recommendation for cetalkonium chloride usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for cetalkonium chloride flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):122-18-9
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :31202
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
benzyl-hexadecyl-dimethylazanium chloride
RTECS:BO6822450 for cas# 122-18-9
 benzyl-hexadecyl-dimethylazanium chloride
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:122-18-9
Pubchem (cid):31202
Pubchem (sid):134973550
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
KEGG (GenomeNet):D03448
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2923.90.0100
FDA Listing of Food Additive Status:View
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 acetoquat CDAC
 acquat CDAC
 ammonium, benzyldimethylhexadecyl-, chloride
 ammonium, benzylhexadecyldimethyl-, chloride
 ammonyx T
 benzenemethanaminium, N-hexadecyl-N,N-dimethyl-, chloride
 benzenemethanaminium, N-hexadecyl-N,N-dimethyl-, chloride (1:1)
 benzyl cetyl dimethyl ammonium chloride monohydrate
 benzyl-hexadecyl-dimethylazanium chloride
N-benzyl-N-cetyldimethylammonium chloride
 benzyl-N-hexadecyldimethyl ammonium chloride
N-benzyl-N,N-dimethyl-1-hexadecanaminium chloride
N-benzyl-N,N-dimethylhexadecan-1-aminium chloride
 benzylcetyldimethylammonium chloride
 benzylcetyldimethylammonium chloride hydrate
 benzyldimethyl-N-hexadecylammonium chloride
 benzyldimethylcetylammonium chloride
 benzyldimethylhexadecylammonium chloride
 benzylhexadecyldimethylammonium chloride
 cetyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride
 cetyl zephiran
 cetylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride
 cetyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride
 dehyquart CBB
 dimethylbenzylcetylammonium chloride
 dimethylbenzylhexadecylammonium chloride
 hexadecyl benzyl dimethyl ammonium chloride
 hexadecyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride
N-hexadecyl-N-benzyl-N,N-dimethylammonium chloride
N-hexadecyl-N,N-dimethylbenzenemethanaminium chloride
 hexadecylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride
 hexadecyldimethylbenzylamine, chloride
 hexadecyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride
N-hexadecyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride


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