Agent Name

Trimethylhexadecylammonium chloride

CAS Number

112-02-7

Formula

C19-H42-N.Cl

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Adogen 444; Aliquat 6; Ammonyx Cetac 30; Arquad 16; Arquad 16-25LO; Arquad 16-25W; Arquad 16-26; Arquad 16-29; Arquad 16-29W; Arquad 16-50; Arquad 16/28; Barquat CT 29; CETAC; Carsoquat CT 429; Catinal CTC 70ET; Cation PB 40; Cetrimonium chloride; Cetyl trimethyl ammonium chloride; Cetyltrimethylammonium chloride; Dehyquart A; Dehyquart A-CA; Dodigen 1383; FSM 28; Genamin CTAC; HDTMA-Cl; HTAC; Hexadecyl trimethyl ammonium chloride; Hexadecyltrimethylammonium chloride (6CI); Intexan CTC 29; Intexsan CTC 29; Intexsan CTC 50; Lebon TM 16; Lebon TM 60; Morpan CHA; N,N,N-Trimethyl-1-hexadecanaminium chloride; N-Hexadecyltrimethylammonium chloride; Nissan Cation PB 40; PB 40; Palmityltrimethylammonium chloride; Pionin B 611; Quartamin 60W; Quatramine C 16/29; Surfroyal CTAC; Swanol CA 2350; Trimethylcetylammonium chloride; Variquat E 228; 1-Hexadecanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

Solution: Clear to pale yellow liquid; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Available as a 25% aqueous solution and 50% solution in isopropyl alcohol and water for use in antifungal formulations and hair conditioners; Also used as a disinfectant/ germicide, cationic detergent, fermentation aid, dispersant, coagulant for antibiotic production, and antistatic and softening agent for textile finishes; [HSDB]

Comments

Solution: A skin, eye, nose, and throat irritant; Emergency treatment: "Detergents- cationic"; [HSDB] May cause severe injuries to skin and eyes; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.8E-10 mm Hg

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