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Sigma-Aldrich

Cetylpyridinium chloride

meets USP testing specifications

Synonym(s):
Hexadecylpyridinium chloride monohydrate, Cetylpyridinium chloride monohydrate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H38ClN · H2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
358.00
ISBN-10:
MFCD00149977
Beilstein:
3578606
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Agency

USP/NF
meets USP testing specifications

Quality Level

description

cationic

assay

98.0-102.0% anhydrous basis

form

solid

mol wt

358.00 g/mol

technique(s)

dialysis: suitable
electrophoresis: suitable
protein purification: suitable

antibiotic activity spectrum

Gram-negative bacteria
Gram-positive bacteria
fungi
viruses

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

Mode of action

cell membrane | interferes

SMILES string

O.[Cl-].CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC[n+]1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C21H38N.ClH.H2O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-16-19-22-20-17-15-18-21-22;;/h15,17-18,20-21H,2-14,16,19H2,1H3;1H;1H2/q+1;;/p-1

InChI key

NFCRBQADEGXVDL-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

Cetylpyridinium chloride is used to study the mechanisms of bacterial and virus inactivation by cationic quaternary ammonium detergents.

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 2 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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