Quaternary ammonium compounds, tallow alkyl trimethyl, chlorides
Tallow trimethyl ammonium chloride
Trimethyltallow alkyl ammonium chlorides
Cationic surfactants-Quaternary ammonium salts
R: tallow alkyl.
Appearance: white or off-white solid; pale yellow paste.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethanol.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, strong irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative, antistatic, wetting, permeating, deodorizing, emulsifying, solubilizing, dispersing abilities. resistance to acid, light.
Notes: be careful with using in children cleaning products.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely used as disinfectant, bactericide.
Antistatic agent, softening agent, fat-liquoring agent in textile, fibers, leather.
Emulsifying agent in asphalt, rubber.
Use as phase transfer catalyst.
Bactericide, conditioning agent in personal care products.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Use as deodorant.