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Benzalkonium chloride

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Synonym: Alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride, Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cationic Detergents, Detergents, Detergents A to M, Preservatives and Antimicrobials for Protein Stabilization,
description   cationic
product line   BioXtra
assay   95.0-105.0% (calculated on dry substance)
impurities   ≤0.001% Phosphate
  ≤0.1% Insoluble matter
  ≤10% water
ign. residue   ≤2%
anion traces   sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.05%
cation traces   Al: ≤0.0005%
  Ca: ≤0.0005%
  Cu: ≤0.0005%
  Fe: ≤0.0005%
  K: ≤0.005%
  Mg: ≤0.0005%
  Na: ≤0.02%
  Pb: ≤0.001%
  Zn: ≤0.0005%
storage temp.   room temp
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

Description

General description

Benzalkonium chloride is a cationic detergent that is a member of quaternary ammonium compounds (QACs).

Application

Benzalkonium chloride has been used in a study to assess its action on epithelia conjunctival cells in vitro. It has also been used in a study to investigate its effects on living rabbit cornea by in vivo Tandem scanning confocal microscopy.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN3261 - class 8 - PG 2 - EHS - Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
BO3151000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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