1.37123

SAFC

Benzalkonium chloride

EMPROVE® EXPERT, Ph. Eur., NF

Synonym(s):
Alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride, Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2N(CH3)2RCl (R=C8H17 to C18H37)
CAS Number:
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
4062599
UBA Number:
12352200
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

Agency/Method

NF
Ph. Eur.

product line

EMPROVE® EXPERT

packaging

pkg of 1 kg

SMILES string

[Cl-].CCCCCCCCCCCCCC[N+](C)(C)Cc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C19H34N.ClH/c1-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-14-17-20(2,3)18-19-15-12-11-13-16-19;/h11-13,15-16H,4-10,14,17-18H2,1-3H3;1H/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

TTZLKXKJIMOHHG-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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General description

Finding the right excipient that matches your needs as well as regulatory demands can be a complicated challenge in formulation. With our application know-how and regulatory expertise, we support you in every step of development, scale-up, and production.
As part of our Emprove® Program, our raw materials are offered with extensive documentation facilitating compliance of your pharma and biopharma product, full supply chain transparency and risk mitigation. Our SAFC® portfolio of high-quality products for biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical formulation and production withstands strict quality control procedures and is produced according to applicable cGMP guidelines.

Application

Benzalkonium chloride is typically used as a preservative in liquid formulations, e.g. for topical, ophthalmic, nasal and parenteral applications. It is effective against a wide range of bacteria, yeast and fungi.
Due to a defined C12:C14 ratio with high batch-to-batch consistency, Benzalkonium chloride Emprove® Expert provides higher solubility and antimicrobial activity. It can be used in combination with thimerosal, disodium edetate and benzyl alcohol to further increase antimicrobial activity.
This product is also available as 50% aqueous solution (Art.No. 137124).

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SAFC is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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