Quaternium-15 Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Quaternium-15 Properties


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Quaternium-15 is a quaternary ammonium salt used as a preservative in many cosmetics and industrial substances. It acts as a formaldehyde releaser. It can cause contact dermatitis, a symptom of an allergic reaction, especially in those with sensitive skin, on an infant's skin, or on sensitive areas such as the genitals.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Cream colored powder
CAS Number 4080-31-3
EINECS Number 223-805-0
InChI 1S/C9H16ClN4.ClH/c10-2-1-3-14-7-11-4-12(8-14)6-13(5-11)9-14;/h1-2H,3-9H2;1H/q+1;/p-1/b2-1-;
Molar Mass 251.16 g/mol
Molecular Formula C9H16Cl2N4
Synonyms Dowicil 75;Dowicil 100;Dowco 184;Dowicide Q;1-(3-Chloroallyl)-3,5,7-triaza-1-azoniaadamantane Chloride;N-(3-Chloroallyl) Hexaminium Chloride;Hexamethylenetetramine Chloroallyl Chloride;3,5,7-Triaza-1-azoniaadamantane, 1-(3-chloroallyl)-chloride