Agent Name

Miristalkonium chloride

Alternative Name

Tetradecylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride

CAS Number

139-08-2

Formula

C23-H42-N.Cl

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Tetradecylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride; Myristyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride; N,N-Dimethyl-N-tetradecylbenzenemethanaminium chloride; Ammonium, benzyldimethyltetradecyl-, chloride; Arquad DM14B-90; BTC 824P100; Barquat MB 50; Barquat MS 100; Benzenemethanaminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-tetradecyl-, chloride; Benzyldimethylmyristylammonium chloride; Benzyldimethyltetradecylammonium chloride; Chlorur de miristalkonium [INN-French]; Cloruro de miristalkonio [INN-Spanish]; Dibactol; Dimethylbenzylmyristylammonium chloride; Dimethylbenzyltetradecylammonium chloride; Faringets; Miristalkonii chloridum [INN-Latin]; Myristyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride; N-Benzyl-N-tetradecyldimethylammonium chloride; Nissan Cation M2-100; Quarton 14 BCL; Quaternario 14B; Sanibond 200LG; Tetradecylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride; Tetradecyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride; Tetradecyl-dimethyl-benzylammonium chloride; Zephiramine; Zephiramine chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

White solid; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a surfactant, detergent, deodorizer, and germicide/biocide (food products and services, industrial plants, hospitals, farms, swimming pools, and cooling towers); Also used as a medication; [HSDB] Also used as a wood preservative; [EPA REDs]

Comments

Irritating to skin and eyes; [HSDB] A skin and eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] Severe skin irritant--causes burns; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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