This quaternary ammonium cationic surfactant is a
mixture of alkyl, dimethyl, and benzyl ammonium
chlorides (-R). It is an irritant rather than a sensitizer,
but may cause allergic contact dermatitis from creams,
detergents/antiseptics, ophthalmic preparations, and in
nursing, veterinary, dental, and medical personnel. Its
presence was observed in plaster of Paris.
Cationic surface active agent and germicide. Pharmaceutic aid (preservative). Algicide.
AMMONYX®; ARQUAD DMMCB-75®;
BARQUAT® MB-50; BARQUAT® MB-80;
BAYCLEAN®; BIO-QUAT 50-24®; CATAMINE® AB;
CONSAN®; DRAPOLENE®; GARDIQUAT®-1450;
HYAMINE®-3500; INTEXAN® LB-50; KATAMINE®
AB; NEO GERM-I-TOL®; ONYX BTC; OSVAN;
RODALON®; SENTINEL®; TRITON® K-60;
Biocide, Algaecide, Fungicide: Used as an algaecide to control slime mold, algae,
fish pathogens, and mollusks in ponds, canals and bodies of water. Also widely used in deodorants, detergents,
sanitizers and germicides for applications in food plants,
laundries, and operating rooms. Not listed for use in
. Registered for use in the U.S. but not
Roccal (Sterling Winthrop); Zephiran Chloride
white or light yellow/grey solid, or colourless aqueous solution
antiarthritic, cyclooxygenase2 inhibitor
ChEBI: A class of quaternary ammonium chloride salts in which the nitrogen is substituted by a benzyl group, two methyl groups and an even-numbered alkyl chain.