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A15235 57-09-0 (1-Hexadecyl)trimethylammonium bromide, 98% Cetrimonium bromide Cetyltrimethylammonium bromide Alfa Aesar


Certificate of Analysis

(1-Hexadecyl)trimethylammonium bromide, 98%

CAS: 57-09-0 MDL: MFCD00011772  EINECS: 200-311-3
UN#:UN3077Hazard Class:9Packing Group:III
Alternate Name: Cetrimonium bromide
Cetyltrimethylammonium bromide


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Chemical Properties

Formula: CH3(CH2)15N(CH3)3Br  Flash point: 244°(471°F)
Formula weight: 364.46  Sensitivity: Hygroscopic
Melting point: ca 245° dec. 

Literature References

Surfactant-type catalyst (see Appendix 2) with many applications:

O-Alkylation of alcohols and phenols; see 2,6-Dimethyl­phenol, A11947. Surfactant-assisted permanganate oxidations: Can. J. Chem., 67, 1381 (1989). Reduction of alkyl halides to alkanes using zinc powder in micelles: Synth. Commun., 19, 1649 (1989). Control of ortho-para ratio in the bromination of anilines: Tetrahedron Lett., 30, 6209 (1989). Also facilitates ligand-free palladium salt-catalyzed Heck and Suzuki cross-coupling reactions in water: Tetrahedron Lett., 46, 3357 (2005).

Other References

Merck: 14,2025
Beilstein: 3598189
UN#: UN3077
Harmonized Tariff Code: 2923.90

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H318-H315-H400-H410-H302-H335

Causes serious eye damage. Causes skin irritation. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Harmful if swallowed. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements : P280-P273-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313-P391-P501A

Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Avoid release to the environment. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. Collect spillage. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

CorrosiveHarmful or IrritantDangerous for the environment

Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 22-37/38-41-50/53
Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to respiratory system and skin. Risk of serious damage to eyes. Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
Safety Phrases: 26-36/37/39-57-60
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. Use appropriate containment to avoid environmental contamination. This material and/or its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.
Harmful Dangerous for the environment
RTECS: BQ7875000