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A16142 Benzethonium chloride, 97%

CAS Number
121-54-0
Synonyms
Hyamine 1622
Phemerol chloride

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A16142-22 100g 40.60
A16142-0E 2500g 539.00
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Benzethonium chloride, 97%

MDL
MFCD00011742
EINECS
204-479-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C27H42ClNO2
Formula Weight
448.10
Melting point
157-165°
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Benzethonium chloride is used as a surface disinfectant and a preservative in food processing and pharmaceutical industries. It is involved in the determination of sodium dodecyl sulfate using sulphan blue as indicator from the mixture containing other ingredients like sodium chloride and sodium sulfate. It is an effective cationic detergent due to its positively charged hydrophilic part of quaternary ammonium ion. It is an active ingredient in medicaments, deodorants and mouthwashes.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Hyamine is a registered trademark of Rohm and Haas Co.

Karumbamkandathil, A.; Ghosh, S.; Anand, U.; Saha, P.; Mukherjee, M.; Mukherjee, S. Micelles of Benzethonium Chloride undergoes spherical to cylindrical shape transformation: An intrinsic fluorescence and calorimetric approach. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2014, 593, 115-121.

Roberta, M.; Rina, M.; Olivia, M.; Kieran, J.; Edward, M. F. Differential Gene Expression of Three Gene Targets among Persistent and Nonpersistent Listeria monocytogenes Strains in the Presence or Absence of Benzethonium Chloride. J. Food Prot. 2015, 8, 1569-1573.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H314-H335

Toxic if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P310-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1074
Beilstein
3898548
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2923.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BO7175000

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