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Benzalkonium chloride

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Synonym: Alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride, Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cationic Detergents, Detergents, Detergents A to M, Preservatives and Antimicrobials for Protein Stabilization,
description   cationic
product line   BioXtra
assay   95.0-105.0% (calculated on dry substance)
impurities   ≤0.001% Phosphate
  ≤0.1% Insoluble matter
  ≤10% water
ign. residue   ≤2%
anion traces   sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.05%
cation traces   Al: ≤0.0005%
  Ca: ≤0.0005%
  Cu: ≤0.0005%
  Fe: ≤0.0005%
  K: ≤0.005%
  Mg: ≤0.0005%
  Na: ≤0.02%
  Pb: ≤0.001%
  Zn: ≤0.0005%

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Benzalkonium chloride has been used in a study to assess its action on epithelia conjunctival cells in vitro. It has also been used in a study to investigate its effects on living rabbit cornea by in vivo Tandem scanning confocal microscopy.

General description

Benzalkonium chloride is a cationic detergent that is a member of quaternary ammonium compounds (QACs).

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN3261 - class 8 - PG 2 - EHS - Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
BO3151000
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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