1-Hexadecanaminium, N-ethyl-N,N-dimethyl-, bromide
1-Hexadecanaminium, N-ethyl-N,N-dimethyl-, bromide (1:1)
Ammonium, ethylhexadecyldimethyl-, bromide
Cationic surfactants-Quaternary ammonium salts
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C20H44BrN
Molecular Weight: 378.47
Appearance: white or off-white solid; pale yellow paste.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water; soluble in hot water. soluble in ethanol.
Risk: irritation, strong irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 500mg/Kg; guinea pig oral LD50: 158mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antistatic, emulsifying, dispersing, antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative abilities. resistance to light, acid.
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 textiles, fibers, leather.
Emulsifying agent in asphalt, rubber.
Use as phase transfer catalyst.
Conditioning agent, bactericide, preservative in personal care products.
Use as surface reforming agent.
Use as flocculant.
Use as deodorant.