12060

Sigma-Aldrich

Benzalkonium chloride

≥95.0% (T)

Synonym(s):
Alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride, Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2N(CH3)2RCl (R=C8H17 to C18H37)
CAS Number:
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
4062599
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

description

cationic

assay

≥95.0% (T)

form

semisolid

composition

benzyldimethyldodecylammonium chloride, ~70% (Purity (HPLC Area %))
benzyldimethyltetradecylammonium chloride, ~30% (HPLC Minor Component (Area %))

impurities

≤10% water

ign. residue

≤0.1% (as SO4)

SMILES string

[Cl-].CCCCCCCCCCCCCC[N+](C)(C)Cc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C19H34N.ClH/c1-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-14-17-20(2,3)18-19-15-12-11-13-16-19;/h11-13,15-16H,4-10,14,17-18H2,1-3H3;1H/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

TTZLKXKJIMOHHG-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Packaging

5, 100, 500 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Analysis Note

Titration 360 eq.wt (+/-30) with HCLO4

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN3261 - class 8 - PG 2 - EHS - Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s., HI: all

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Accelerated solvent extraction followed by on-line solid-phase extraction coupled to ion trap LC/MS/MS for analysis of benzalkonium chlorides in sediment samples.
Ferrer I & Furlong ET
Analytical Chemistry, 74(6), 1275-1280 (2002)
Benzalkonium chloride: selective inhibitor of histamine release induced by compound 48/80 and other polyamines.
Read GW & Kiefer EF
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 211(3), 711-715 (1979)
Benzalkonium chloride: selective inhibitor of histamine release induced by compound 48/80 and other polyamines.
Read G W
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 211(3), 711-715 (1979)
Increase in resistance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to ?-lactams caused by mutations conferring resistance to benzalkonium chloride, a disinfectant widely used in hospitals
Akimitsu N, et al.
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 43(12), 3042-3043 (1999)
Preservatives in eyedrops: the good, the bad and the ugly
Baudouin C, et al.
Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, 29(4), 312-334 (2010)

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