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Benzethonium Chloride Properties

Benzethonium Chloride

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Benzethonium chloride is a synthetic quaternary ammonium salt. It has surfactant, antiseptic, and anti-infective properties, and it is used as a topical antimicrobial agent in first aid antiseptics. It is also found in cosmetics and toiletries such as mouthwashes, anti-itch ointments, and antibacterial moist towelettes. It is also used in the food industry as a hard surface disinfectant.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White powder
Brand Name Salanine;Bzt;Diapp;Quatrachlor;Polymine D;Phemithyn;Antiseptol;Disilyn;Phermerol
CAS Number 121-54-0
ChEBI 468083
Density 0.998 g/ml
EINECS Number 204-479-9
HS Code 29239000
IUPAC Name N-Benzyl-N,N-dimethyl-2-{2-[4-(2,4,4-trimethylpentan-2-yl)phenoxy]ethoxy}ethanaminium chloride
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
Melting Point 162-164 °C
Molar Mass 448.08 g/mol
Molecular Formula C27H42ClNO2
NFPA 704 H-2,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number BO7175000
Solubility 1-5 g/100 ml
Synonyms Benzyldimethyl(2-{2-[4-(2,4,4-trimethylpentan-2-yl)phenoxy]ethoxy}ethyl)azanium chloride;Benzethonium Chloride