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Benzethonium chloride

≥97% (titration), ≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: (Diisobutylphenoxyethoxyethyl)dimethylbenzylammonium chloride, Phemerol chloride

  • CAS Number 121-54-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C27H42ClNO2

  • Molecular Weight 448.08

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3898548

  •  EC Number 204-479-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00011742

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24892101

  •  NACRES NA.25

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cationic Detergents, Detergents, Detergents A to M
Quality Level   200
description   cationic
assay   ≥97% (titration)
  ≥98% (HPLC)
mol wt   448.08 g/mol
application(s)   microbiology: suitable
mp   162-164 °C (lit.)
solubility   H2O: 100 mg/mL, clear, colorless
SMILES string   [Cl-].CC(C)(C)CC(C)(C)c1ccc(OCCOCC[N+](C)(C)Cc2ccccc2)cc1
InChI   1S/C27H42NO2.ClH/c1-26(2,3)22-27(4,5)24-13-15-25(16-14-24)30-20-19-29-18-17-28(6,7)21-23-11-9-8-10-12-23;/h8-16H,17-22H2,1-7H3;1H/q+1;/p-1
InChI key   UREZNYTWGJKWBI-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Description

General description

The cationic detergent benzethonium chloride is a well characterized skin irritant and rare sensitizer.

Application

Benzethonium chloride has been used in a study to assess the minimum inhibitory concentrations of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates from Malaysia. It has also been used in a study to prepare biocomposite films from sodium alginate and modified clay.

Packaging

100, 250, 500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2923 6.1(8) / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
BO7175000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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