Agent Name

Phenyltrimethylammonium bromide

CAS Number

16056-11-4

Formula

C9-H14-N.Br

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Ammonium, phenyltrimethyl-, bromide; N,N,N-Trimethylanilinium bromide; Phenyl trimethyl ammonium bromide; Ro 2-2979; Trimethylphenylammonium bromide; Ammonium trimethylphenyl-, bromide; Benzenaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, bromide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

Off-white hygroscopic crystals; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes respiratory depression in intravenous lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 4 mg/kg); [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Phenyltrimethylammonium chloride" and "Phenyltrimethylammonium iodide."

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