Agent Name

Dodecyltrimethylammonium bromide

CAS Number

1119-94-4

Formula

C15-H34-N.Br

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Laurtrimonium bromide; N,N,N-Trimethyl-1-dodecanaminiuim bromide; DTAB; DTAB (surfactant); Dctab; FSM 23; LTAB; Lauryltrimethylammonium bromide; Morpan D; N,N,N-Trimethyldodecan-1-ammonium bromide; N-Lauryl-N,N,N-trimethylammonium bromide; Trimethyldodecylammonium bromide; Trimethyllaurylammonium bromide; 1-Dodecanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, bromide; Ammonium, dodecyltrimethyl-, bromide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

White to light yellow odorless powder; Hygroscopic; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and dermatitis in dermal lethal-dose studies of rabbits; Causes other changes in lungs, thorax, or respiration in intravenous lethal-dose studies of mice and rats; [RTECS] Oral LD50 (rat) = 200-1,000 mg/kg; An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Acros Organics MSDS]

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