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Benzethonium chloride

≥97% (titration), ≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: (Diisobutylphenoxyethoxyethyl)dimethylbenzylammonium chloride, Phemerol chloride


Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cationic Detergents, Detergents, Detergents A to M
description   cationic
assay   ≥97% (titration)
  ≥98% (HPLC)
mp   162-164 °C(lit.)



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Benzethonium chloride has been used in a study to assess the minimum inhibitory concentrations of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates from Malaysia. 1 It has also been used in a study to prepare biocomposite films from sodium alginate and modified clay. 2

General description

The cationic detergent benzethonium chloride is a well characterized skin irritant and rare sensitizer. 3


100, 250, 500 g in poly bottle

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