Agent Name

Dodecylguanidine hydrochloride

CAS Number

13590-97-1

Formula

C13-H29-N3.Cl-H

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Cytox 2013; N-Dodecylguanidine hydrochloride; Durotex 7487-A; Metasol DGH; Dodecylguanidine monohydrochloride; Guanidine, N-dodecyl-, hydrochloride (1:1); Guanidine, dodecyl-, monohydrochloride; [ChemIDplus] DGH; [Reference #1]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Sources/Uses

Used in antimicrobial formulations for water systems (industrial cooling, auxiliary, waste, non-potable, brewery pasteurizer, and sewage), oil field applications (enhanced recovery, water systems, and recovery drilling fluids), pulp and paper mill systems, adhesives, caulks, paints, coatings, polymer dispersions, disposable diapers, food packaging, metal working fluids, lubricants, mineral oil based products, textiles, leather, air washing systems, and for temporary sap stain control on lumber; [Reference #1]

Comments

Dodine and DGH are toxicologically equivalent; Dodine demonstrates no evidence of carcinogenicity, reproductive toxicity, or neurological toxicity; [EPA REDs] See "Dodine." See "Guanidine."

Reference Link

EPA RED's Addendum: Antimicrobial Uses of Dodecylguanidine Hydrochloride (DGH) - 2009

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