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8.17046 EMD Millipore

Benzalkonium chloride

(50% aqueous solution) EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL Ph Eur,NF

Synonym: Alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride (50% aqueous solution)



grade   Ph Eur,NF
packaging   1 l in Plastic bottle (8170461000)
  100 ml in Plastic bottle (8170460100)
density   0.98 g/cm3
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store at +15°C to +25°C.
specifications   Assay (EP): 47.5 - 52.5 %
  Assay (NF): 95.0 - 105.0 %
  Identity: passes test
  Appearance of solution: passes test
  Acidic or alkaline impurities: passes test
  Amines, amine salts: passes test
  C12 homologue (EP): ≥ 40 %
  C14 homologue (EP): ≥ 20 %
  Sum of C12 and C14 homologues (EP): ≥ 70 %
  impurity A: ≤ 0.5 %
  impurity B: ≤ 0.15 %
  impurity C: ≤ 0.05 %
  n-C12H25 homolog (NF): ≥ 40.0 %
  n-C14H29 homolog (NF): ≥ 20.0 %
  Sum of n-C12H25 and n-C14H29 homologs (NF): ≥ 70.0 %
  Benzyl alcohol: ≤ 0.5 %
  Benzaldehyde: ≤ 0.15 %
  (Chloromethyl)benzene: ≤ 0.05 %
  Residual solvents (ICH Q3C): excluded by the manufacturing process
  Sulfated ash: ≤ 0.1 %
  Residues of metal catalysts or metal reagents acc. to EMEA/C HMP/SWP/4446/2000 are not likely to be present.
  Corresponds to Ph Eur, NF

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Safety Information

HS Code 
3402 12 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H400: Very toxic to aquatic life.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
Storage class 
8A Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials
WGK 2 water endangering
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS09  GHS09
Hazard Symbols 
Corrosive  Corrosive
Hazard Symbols 
Dangerous for the environment  Dangerous for the environment
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1760 , 8, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1760 , 8, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1760 , 8, II
Categories of danger 
harmful, corrosive, dangerous for the environment
R Phrase 
R 21/22-34-50
Harmful in contact with skin and if swallowed.Causes burns.Very toxic to aquatic organisms.
S Phrase 
S 26-36/37/39-45-61
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
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