Benalkonium chloride

- Apr 26, 2020-

Benzalkonium chloride(CAS No. 8001-54-5)isa cationic surfactant, which belongs to non-oxidizing fungicides and has broad-spectrum and high bactericidal and algicidal ability.  

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  • Product purpose

    It is widely used in the disinfection of skin and surgical instruments during medical surgery, but also widely used in sterilization, disinfection, anticorrosion, emulsification, scale removal, solubilization and so on. It is also cationic dye dye acrylic fiber leveling agent.

  • Shape and properties

    This product is white waxy solid or yellow colloid; aqueous solution shows neutral or weak alkaline reaction,  shaking when producing a large amount of foam.

  • Solubility

     This product is easily dissolved in water or ethanol and slightly soluble in ether.

  • Attributes:

    Sterilizing and antiseptic.

  • Chemical composition

    5.1 [Molecular formula] C21H39ClN

          [Molecular weight ]339.96 

        5.2 composition: dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride mixture appearance: white waxy solid or yellow colloidal.

        5.3 Activity content (in anhydrous form):95.00~105.0%

  • Product application

        6.1 Medical application: the benzalkonium chloride was prepared into 1:1000 aqueous solution, which was used                    for hands soaking and disinfection of medical staff before operation. wash disinfection of wound infection can                be done with 0.01% concentration of benzalkonium chloride solution.

        6.2 Application of industrial water treatment: this product has high bactericidal and algicide ability, small toxicity,                soluble in water, easy to use, not affected by water hardness, and has a strong peeling effect, so it is especially                suitable for algicide and soft mud stripping agent of circulating cooling water in large chemical plant, dosage                  100 ppm.

        6.3 As a leveling agent: when dyed flowers or color is too deep, it can also be used for stripping, and then dyeing.

        6.4 Application of other aspects: livestock barn, grain warehouse, silkworm room, as well as mushroom, white                         fungus and other cash crops breeding places and utensils, can be sprayed with 2~5% benzalkonium chloride                   solution disinfection.


  • Storage

          Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.Containers which are opened            must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.

  • Matters need attention

     (1)Use personal protective equipment. Avoid the dust formation. Avoid breathing  vapors, mist  or gas.                                 Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid the inhalation of the dust.

      (2)This product should avoid long-term, repeated use to prevent allergic reactions.

      (3)Avoid contact with eye, brain, meninges, middle ear, etc.

      (4)Oral administration of this product can cause nausea and vomiting, and concentrated solution can cause                           esophageal injury or necrosis.

      (5)Use of this product is prohibited when its character changes.

      (6)Allergy to this product is forbidden, allergic constitution careful use.

      (7)If you are using other drugs, consult a physician or pharmacist before using this product.  Prevent further                          leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge  into the environment must be                  avoided.

        ( 8 ) Precautionary statements:

                H301 Toxic if swallowed

                H312 Harmful in contact with skin

                H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage

                H318 Causes serious eye damage

                H400 Very toxic to aquatic life

                P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray         

             P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.

                P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

                P273 Avoid release to the environment.

                P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

                P301 + P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/...

                P301 + P330 + P331 IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

                P304 + P340 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing

                P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with                                water/shower.

                P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove  contact lenses, if                            present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

                P405 Store locked up.

                P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international  regulations.


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