Agent Name

Tetradonium bromide

Alternative Name

Myristyltrimethylammonium bromide

CAS Number

1119-97-7

Formula

C17-H38-N.Br

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Tetradecanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, bromide; Myristyl trimethyl ammonium bromide; Myrtrimonium bromide; Ammonium, trimethyltetradecyl-, bromide; Bromure de tetradonium [INN-French]; Bromuro de tetradonio [INN-Spanish]; Morpan T; Myristyltrimethylammonium bromide; Mytab; N,N,N-Trimethyl-1-tetradecanaminium bromide; Quaternium 13; Tetradecyl trimethyl ammonium bromide; Tetradecyltrimethylammonium bromide; Tetradonii bromidum [INN-Latin]; Tetradonio bromuro [DCIT]; Trimethylmyristylammonium bromide; Trimethyltetradecylammonium bromide; Ammonium, tetradecyltrimethyl-, bromide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] Colorless hygroscopic crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a disinfectant, deodorant, and laboratory reagent; [Merck Index] Formerly registered in the US as a disinfectant and carpet cleaner for institutional, hospital, restaurant, and related applications; [NPIRS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and convulsions in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes somnolence and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] Corrosive; [Merck Index] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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