Key features and details
- Cationic quaternary ammonium compound used as an oropharyngeal antiseptic.
- CAS Number: 123-03-5
- Purity: > 99%
- Soluble in DMSO to 100 mM, in water to 100 mM and in ethanol to 100 mM
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
Product nameCetylpyridinium chloride, cationic quaternary ammonium compound
DescriptionCationic quaternary ammonium compound used as an oropharyngeal antiseptic.
- 1-Hexadecylpyridinium chloride
Cationic quaternary ammonium compound used as an oropharyngeal antiseptic. Broad antimicrobial spectrum with a rapid bactericidal effect on gram-positive pathogens and a fungicide effect on yeasts. Used as an active ingredient of antiseptic oral mouthrinses.
Chemical name1-Hexadecylpyridinium chloride
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in DMSO to 100 mM, in water to 100 mM and in ethanol to 100 mM
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
Toxic, refer to SDS for further information.
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To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
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