Didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride
1-Decanaminium, N-decyl-N,N-dimethyl-, chloride
Ammonium, didecyldimethyl-, chloride
Cationic surfactants-Quaternary ammonium salts
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C22H48ClN
Molecular Weight: 362.08
Appearance: white to pale yellow paste; or colorless to pale yellow liquid; or solid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethanol, benzene.
Risk: irritation, strong irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse oral LD50: 268mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 11mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 84mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 45mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative, antistatic, deodorizing, anticorrosive, emulsifying, dispersing abilities. resistance to acid, light, hard water.
Notes: commercial liquid products: soluble in water.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
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*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely used as disinfectant, bactericide.
Antistatic agent, softening agent in textile, fibers, leather.
Emulsifying agent in asphalt, rubber.
Bactericide-algicide, slime stripping agent in water treatment.
Use as phase transfer catalyst.
Bactericide, conditioning agent in personal care products.
Use as flocculant.
Use as herbicide.
Use as deodorant.
Bactericide in agriculture.
Bactericide, preservative in wood processing.
Bactericide in medicine.
Leveling agent in cationic dyes.