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Benzalkonium chloride solution

≥50% (via Cl), 50% in H2O

Synonym: Alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride

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Properties

Related Categories Ammonium Salts, Chemical Synthesis, Phase Transfer Catalysts, Synthetic Reagents
Quality Level   200
assay   ≥50% (via Cl)
concentration   50% in H2O
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

Description

General description

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

Application

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.  

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN3265 - class 8 - PG 2 - EHS - Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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