Agent Name

Tallowtrimonium chloride

CAS Number

8030-78-2

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Quaternary ammonium compounds, tallow alkyl trimethyl, chlorides; Tallow trimethyl ammonium chloride; Adogen 471; Arquad T; Arquad T-50; N-Tallow-trimethylammonium surfactant; Quaternary ammonium compounds, trimethyltallow alkyl-, chloride; Tallowtrimethylammonium chloride; Trimethyl(tallowalkyl)ammonium chloride; Trimethyltallow alkyl ammonium chlorides; Trimethyltallowalkylammonium chloride; Ammonium, trimethyltallow alkyl-, chlorides; Quaternary ammonium compounds, trimethyltallow alkyl, chlorides; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich 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] Used as a surfactant in pesticide formulations; [ExPub: EPA - Inert Reassessments] 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; Fatty nitrogen derived cationics: Category members and supporting chemicals demonstrate corrosion to the skin and eyes of rabbits; No skin sensitization in guinea pigs; Low to moderate acute oral toxicity; Low acute dermal toxicity; High acute inhalation toxicity; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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