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Sigma-Aldrich

Hexadecyltrimethylammonium chloride

≥98.0% (NT)

Synonym(s):
Cetyltrimethylammonium chloride
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)15N(Cl)(CH3)3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
320.00
Beilstein:
3657974
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

description

cationic

assay

≥98.0% (NT)

mol wt

320.00 g/mol

mp

232-237 °C

SMILES string

[Cl-].CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC[N+](C)(C)C

InChI

1S/C19H42N.ClH/c1-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20(2,3)4;/h5-19H2,1-4H3;1H/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

WOWHHFRSBJGXCM-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Application

Hexadecyltrimethylammonium chloride can be used as a precursor to synthesize MCM-41 (Mobil Oil, Composition of Matter No. 41), a uniform mesoporous material at room temperature by a two-step sol-gel process.
Hexadecyltrimethylammonium chloride (CTAC) is a cationic surfactant that can be used:
  • For the preparation of Polymethylsilsesquioxane aerogels (PMSQ) from methyltrimethoxysilane (MTMS) by hydrolysis and polycondensation reaction.
  • To determine iodine and iodide in commercial gargle products by luminol chemiluminescence.
  • As a template along with cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) to prepare rod-like mesoporous silica from sodium silicate as a precursor.
  • As a catalyst in the synthesis of 2-amino-2-chromenes from aldehyde, malononitrile, and phenol by one-pot three-component reaction.

Packaging

10, 50 g in glass bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Skin Corr. 1C

Storage Class Code

6.1D - Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic hazardous materials or hazardous materials causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Synthesis of rod-like mesoporous silica using mixed surfactants of cetyltrimethylammonium bromide and cetyltrimethylammonium chloride as templates
Han S, et al.
Materials Letters, 57(29), 4520-4524 (2003)
Three-component process for the synthesis of 2-amino-2-chromenes in aqueous media
Ballini R, et al.
Tetrahedron, 57(7), 1395-1398 (2001)
Structure and properties of polymethylsilsesquioxane aerogels synthesized with surfactant n-hexadecyltrimethylammonium chloride
Hayase G, et al.
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials : The Official Journal of the International Zeolite Association, 158, 247-252 (2012)
Rifat Kamarudheen et al.
ACS nano, 12(8), 8447-8455 (2018-08-03)
The excitation of localized surface plasmon resonances in Au and Ag colloids can be used to drive the synthesis of complex nanostructures, such as anisotropic prisms, bipyramids, and core@shell nanoparticles. Yet, after two decades of research, it is challenging to
Catalytic epoxidation of unsaturated alcohols on Ti-MCM-41.
Berlini C, et al.
Catalysis Today, 60(3-4), 219-225 (2000)

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