• Cetrimide packaged and labeled.

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Description

Cetrimide is a freely soluble bactericidal cationic surfactant used against Gram positive bacteria.

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    CAS Number

    8044-71-1

    Molecular Formula

    C17H38BrN

    Molecular Weight

    336.39

    Storage Conditions

    2-8 °C

    Tariff Code

    2923.90.0000

Applications

    Microbiology Applications

    Cetrimide is often used in selective media for Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

    Plant Biology Applications

    Cetrimide is an active ingredient in Cetavlon, a drug used for sterilizing seeds of Syzygium cuminii L. (Yadav, 1989) and leaves of guava plants (Amin, 1986).

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White or off-white crystalline powder

    pH

    3.9-4.3

    Assay

    ≥99.0%

    Loss on Drying

    ≤0.5%

    Residue On Ignition

    ≤0.1%

References

    References

    Amin M.N. and Jaiswal V.S., Rapid clonal propagation of guava through in vitro shoot proliferation on nodal explants of nature trees. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, Vol. 9, pp. 235-243, 1987.

    Yadav U., Lal M. and Jaiswal V.S., In vitro micropropagation of the tropical fruit tree Syzygium cuminii L.. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, Vol. 21, pp. 87-92, 1990.

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