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Benzalkonium chloride solution

≥50% (via Cl), 50% in H2O

Alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride
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≥50% (via Cl)


50% in H2O



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General description

Benzalkonium chloride is a quaternary ammonium salt that can be used as a preservative, antiseptic, and disinfectant in ocular drug products.


Benzalkonium chloride (BAC) can be used as:       
  • A cationic surfactant in chemical polymerization reactions.       
  • A phase-transfer catalyst for the quantitative determination of sulfide in the whole blood sample by extractive alkylation technique using GC-MS.  

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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A simple, optimized method for the determination of sulphide in whole blood by GC-MS as a marker of bowel fermentation processes
Hyvspler R, et al.
Journal of Chromatography. B, Analytical Technologies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences, 770(1-2), 255-259 (2002)
In situ gelling systems based on Pluronic F127/Pluronic F68 formulations for ocular drug delivery.
Al Khateb, Kosai et al.
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 502(1-2), 70-79 (2016)
Effects of benzalkonium chloride on growth and survival of Chang conjunctival cells
De Saint Jean M, et al.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 40(3) (1999)
A wall-less poly (vinyl alcohol) cryogel flow phantom with accurate scattering properties for transcranial Doppler ultrasound propagation channels analysis.
Weir, Alexander J et al.
IEEE Conference Publication, 2709-2712 (2015)
Structural effects of cationic surfactants in polyacrylamide-surfactant interaction: Micellisation/adsorption of polyacrylamide.
Niranjan, PS and Upadhyay, SK
Indian Journal of Chemistry (2014)

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