Cetylpyridinium chloride monohydrate
Pyridinium, 1-hexadecyl-, chloride, monohydrate
Cationic surfactants-Quaternary ammonium salts
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C21H40ClNO
Molecular Weight: 358.00
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: dog intravenous LDLo: 100mg/Kg;
guinea pig intraperitoneal LDLo: 5mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LDLo: 3mg/Kg;
rabbit intraperitoneal LDLo: 5mg/Kg;
rabbit intravenous LDLo: 20mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LDLo: 400mg/Kg;
rabbit subcutaneous LDLo: 200mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LDLo: 15mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antistatic, antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely use as fungicide. eg: agriculture, oil field, personal care products.
Algicide, fungicide in water treatment.
Use as flocculant.
Use as deodorant.
Bactericide in personal care products. eg: mouthwash.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.