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Description
Cetylpyridinium chloride is a cationic quaternary ammonium antiseptic compound commonly used in oral hygiene products as well as nasal sprays and some pesticide formulations.

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    CAS Number

    6004-24-6

    Molecular Formula

    C21H38ClN • H2O

    Molecular Weight

    358.00 g/mol

    Storage Conditions

    ≤30°C

    Spectrum

    Cetylpyridinium chloride has a broad spectrum of activity and is active against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria as well as a few pathogenic fungal species.

Specifications

    Impurity Profile

    Free Amine and Amine Salt: Not more than 0.5%

    Assay

    (Dried Basis): 99.0% - 102.0%

    Sulfated Ash

    Not more than 0.1%

    Heavy Metals

    Arsenic: Not more than 0.5ppm

References

    References

    Sreenivasan, P.k., V.i. Haraszthy, and J.j. Zambon. "Antimicrobial Efficacy of 0·05% Cetylpyridinium Chloride Mouthrinses." Letters in Applied Microbiology Lett Appl Microbiol 56.1 (2012): 14-20.

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