Agent Name

Hyamine-2389

CAS Number

1399-80-0

Formula

C27-H52-N2.C23-H42-N.3Cl

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Hyamine 2389; Methyldodecylbenzyl trimethyl ammonium chloride and methyldodecylxylylene bis(trimethylammonium chloride); Multisept; Quaternium-11; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

Yellow viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a cationic surfactant for surface disinfection; Available formulations include 89% ethanol solution, 50% aqueous solution, or 100% crystals; The aqueous formulation contains 40% methyl dodecylbenzyl trimethyl ammonium chloride and 10% methyl dodecylxylene bis(trimethyl ammonium chloride); [HSDB]

Comments

Toxic by ingestion--vomiting, esophageal burns, shock, convulsions, coma, and death within 1-4 hours of ingesting a lethal dose (1-3 grams); Solutions of >10% cause skin irritation; [HSDB] Oral LD50 (rat) = 1215 mg/kg; (Effects included diarrhea and liver changes.) [RTECS] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

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