Agent Name

Dicoco dimethyl ammonium chloride

CAS Number

61789-77-3

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Quaternium-34; Arquad 2C; C8-18 dialkyldimethylammonium chloride; Dialkyl(C8-18)dimethylammonium chloride from coconut oil; Dicoco alkyldimethyl ammonium chlorides; Dicocoalkyldimethylquaternary ammonium chloride compound; Dicocodimethylammonium chloride; Dimethyldialkyl(C8-18)ammonium chloride; Dimethyldicocoammonium chloride; Noramium M 2C; Quaternary ammonium compounds, dicoco alkyldimethyl, chlorides; Quaternium 34; Variquat K 300; Di(coco alkyl) dimethyl ammonium chloride; Dicoconutdimethylammonium chloride; Quaternary ammonium compounds, di(coco alkyl)dimethyl, chlorides; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Sources/Uses

Typical uses of category members include surfactants, intermediates, anti-scaling agents, fabric softeners, multifunctional laundry detergents, textile antistatic sprays, germicides, deodorizers, emulsifiers, hair-care products, industrial lubricants, and corrosion inhibitors; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization Document] Used as a surface active agent for foods; [FDA] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

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]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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