Agent Name

Didodecyldimethylammonium bromide

CAS Number

3282-73-3

Formula

C26-H56-N.Br

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Bis(dodecyl)dimethylammonium bromide; Bis(n-dodecyl)dimethylammonium bromide; DDAB; Di-n-dodecyldimethylammonium bromide; Didodecyl dimethyl ammonium bromide; Dilauryldimethylammonium bromide; Dimethyldidodecylammonium bromide; Dimethyldilaurylammonium bromide; 1-Dodecanaminium, N-dodecyl-N,N-dimethyl-, bromide; 1-Dodecanaminium, N-dodecyl-N,N-dimethyl-, bromide (1:1); Ammonium, didodecyldimethyl-, bromide (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

Hygroscopic powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Formerly registered in the US for use as a floor disinfectant; [NPIRS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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