Benzalkonium Chloride 50%

Benzalkonium chloride is an antimicrobial preservative and is widely used in combating Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms. It finds applications in cosmetic industry and pharmaceutical formulations.

Consists of Benzyl (dodecyl) dimethyl ammonium chloride and Benzyl (tetradecyl) dimethyl ammonium chloride. Contains approx. 50% active ingredients.

Properties of Benzalkonium Chloride 50%

  • Molecular formula: C21H38ClN
  • CAS No.: 8001-54-5
  • The molecular weight of Benzalkonium Chloride 50% is 304.0 g/mol.
  • Colorless liquid
  • Specific gravity: 0.96-0.98 gm/ml at 25°C
  • Assay: Not less than 50.0% (By titration)
  • It is soluble in ethanol and acetone

Applications of Benzalkonium Chloride 50%

  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Personal care products
  • Skin antiseptics
  • Wound wash sprays
  • Throat lozenges & mouth washes
  • Spermicidal creams
  • In floor cleaner as a disinfectant