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LC736 Benzalkonium chloride

suitable for use as excipient EMPROVE exp Ph Eur


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC27736 Plastic bottle 1 kg inquire


Product information
Grade Ph Eur
Synonyms Alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride (50% aqueous solution)
HS Code 3402 12 00
EC index number 612-140-00-5


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) soluble
Melting point 40 °C
Density 0.98 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 5 – 6 (10 – 20 g/l, H2O)


Safety information
R Phrase R 21/22-34-50
Harmful in contact with skin and if swallowed.Causes burns.Very toxic to aquatic organisms.
S Phrase S 36/37/39-45-61
Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger harmful, corrosive, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol Corrosive
Dangerous for the environment
Storage class 8 A Combustible substances, corrosive
WGK WGK 2 water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1759 CORROSIVE SOLID, N.O.S.(BENZALKONIUMCHLORIDE), 8, II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1759 CORROSIVE SOLID, N.O.S.(BENZALKONIUMCHLORIDE), 8, II


Assay (calc. on anhydrous substance) 95.0 – 104.0 %
Identity conforms
Appearance of solution conforms
Acidity or alkalinity conforms
Amines, amine salts conforms
C12H25 Homolog ≥ 40 %
C14H29 Homolog ≥ 20 %
Summe von C12 und C14 Homologen ≥ 70 %
impurity A ≤ 0.5 %
impurity B ≤ 0.15 %
impurity C ≤ 0.05 %
Residual solvents (according to Ph. Eur.) excluded by manufactoring process
Sulfated ash ≤ 0.1 %
Water (K. F.) ≤ 10 %