Cationic surfactants-Quaternary ammonium salts
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid; or solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 1850mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antistatic, film-forming, antibacterial, preservative, antimicrobial, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely used as bactericide, preservative.
Bactericide, preservative in personal care products.
Antistatic agent, softening agent, bactericide in textile, fibers, leather.
Use as flocculant.
Bactericide-algicide in water treatment.
Plant growth regulator, bactericide in agriculture.