Cetylpyridinium chloride is known as Cetyl Pyridinum Chloride. It has CAS No. 123-03-5, Molecular formula C21H38ClN and Molecular weight 339.99 g mol−1. It is a cationic quaternary ammonium compound and used in nasal sprays, breathe sprays, throat sprays, mouthwashes, toothpastes and lozenges. It has very effective to kill bacteria and other microorganisms. It has proved too actively to avoid dental plaque and reducing gingivitis. It has been used as component in particular pesticides.
Specifications - Cetylpyridinium chloride
|CAS No.||[ 123-03-5 ]|
|Molecular weight||339.99 g mol−1|
|Description||White or almost white powder, slightly soapy to the touch.|
|Heavy metals||Max. 0.0010%|
|Water||Between 4.50 % and 5.50 %.|
|Sulphated ash||Not more than 0.2 %.|