Agent Name

Dodecyltrimethylammonium chloride

CAS Number

112-00-5

Formula

C15-H34-N.Cl

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Dodecanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, chloride; Lauryl trimethyl ammonium chloride; Adogen 412; Alicop; Aliquat 4; Arquad 12; Arquad 12-23; Arquad 12-33; Arquad 12-37W; Arquad 12/50; Arquad 12D; Arquad MC 50; Catinal LTC 35A; Catiogen L; Cation BB; Cation FB; DTAC; Dehyquart LT; Dodecyl trimethyl ammonium chloride; Laurtrimonium chloride; Lauryltrimethylammonium chloride; Monolauryltrimethylammonium chloride; N,N,N-Trimethyl-1-dodecanaminium chloride; N-Dodecyl-N,N,N-trimethylammonium chloride; Nissan Cation BB; Nissan Cation BB 300; Nissan Cation FB; Quartamin 24P; Quartamin 24W; Radiaquat 6465; Redicote E 5; Rewoquat B 18; Rhodaquat M 242C29; Swanol CA 2150; Trimethyldodecylammonium chloride; Trimethyllaurylammonium chloride; n-Dodecyltrimethylammonium chloride; Ammonium, dodecyltrimethyl-, chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

Solid; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization Document] White to light yellow powder and chunks; Hygroscopic; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Typical uses of category members include surfactants, intermediates, anti-scaling agents, fabric softeners, multifunctional laundry detergents, antistatic sprays, germicides, deodorizers, emulsifiers, hair-care products, industrial lubricants, and corrosion inhibitors; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization Document]

Comments

Increased liver weights (with corresponding histopathology) and increased ALT activity in repeated-dose oral studies of animals; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterizations] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.3E-9 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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