Benzalkonium chlorideProduct ingredient for Benzalkonium

Name
Benzalkonium chloride
Drug Entry
Benzalkonium

Benzalkonium is a quaternary ammonium compound used as a biocide, a cationic surfactant, and as a phase transfer agent Label. Benzalkonium is more commonly contained in consumer products in its salt form, benzalkonium chloride Label. This salt is used in a great variety of international pharmaceutical products such as eye, ear, and nasal drops or sprays as an excipient ingredient serving as an antimicrobial preservative Label. When used as an ingredient in antiseptic and disinfectant products however, it is an active antimicrobial agent 2.

Accession Number
DBSALT001509
Synonyms
ADBAC / Alkyl dimethylbenzyl ammonium chloride / Alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chloride / Alkyldimethyl(phenylmethyl)quaternary ammonium chlorides / Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride / Benzalconio cloruro / Benzalkonii chloridum / Benzalkonium chlorides / Chlorure de benzalkonium / Cloruro de benzalconio
UNII
F5UM2KM3W7
CAS Number
8001-54-5
External Links
KEGG Drug
D00857
Wikipedia
Benzalkonium_chloride