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Alfa Aesar™ Benzalkonium chloride, 50% w/w aq. soln.

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzalkonium chloride
CAS 63449-41-2
MDL Number MFCD00145757
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 4062599
Merck Index 14,1059
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AAB207600F

 
alfa aesar™
B20760-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAB20760AP

 
alfa aesar™
B20760-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Concentration 50% w/w aq. soln.
Quantity 2500mL
Chemical Name or Material Benzalkonium chloride
CAS 63449-41-2
MDL Number MFCD00145757
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 4062599
Merck Index 14,1059
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number BO3151000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Benzalkonium chloride is a cationic surface active agent.It is used as a preservative in pharmaceutical products like eye, ear and nasal drops. It finds application in personal care products such as wet wipes, shampoos, hand sanitizers, deodorants and cosmetics. It is widely used in the chemical industry as a precipitant and emulsifier/de-emulsifier. It acts as corrosion inhibitor in the oil and gas industry pipeline by preventing the formation of sulfurous gases. It is also used in various non-consumer process like surgical disinfection.

Solubility
Miscible with water, methanol and acetone.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases and metals.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.