Benzalkonium Chloride 50% Solution, NF Grade

Biocide, Cationic Surfactant And Phase Transfer Agent

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About Benzalkonium Chloride 50% Solution, NF Grade

Benzalkonium Chloride, NF Grade consists of dodecyl and tetradecyl components of benzyl dimethyl ammonium chloride. It appears as a colorless or slightly yellowish viscous liquid at room temperature. Based on its purity, our premium quality Benzalkonium Chloride is certified by and the National Formulary (NF). 

Benzalkonium chloride has three main categories of use: as a biocide, a cationic surfactant, and phase transfer agent in the chemical industry. It is widely used in cosmetics, wet wipes, hand and surface sanitizers. Benzalkonium chloride was found to be an effective method of contraception. It is an organic salt classified as a quaternary ammonium compound.

Common Uses and Applications

  • Antiseptic agent
  • Antimicrobial formulations
  • Disinfectant
  • Excipient


Chemistry Table

N-Alkyl-N-benzyl-N,N-dimethylammonium chloride, Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride, ADBAC, BC50 BC80, Quaternary ammonium compounds
NF Grade
N-Alkyldimethylbenzyl ammonium chloride

Benzalkonium Chloride 50% Solution, NF Grade Specifications

Assay, Total Alkylbenzenedimethyl ammonium chloride 47.5 -52.5% w/v
Description Clear liquid to slightly yellow Slightly aromatic odor
Alkyl Chain C12 ≥40.0%
Alkyl Chain C14 ≥20.0%
Alkyl Chain C12 + C14 ≥70.0%
Limit of Amine and Amine Salts ≤5.0 ml of 0.1M tetra butyl ammonium hydroxide solution
Benzyl Alcohol ≤0.5%
Benzaldehyde ≤0.05%
Acidity or Alkalinity ≤0.5ml, 0.1N Hydrochloric acid or 0.1N Sodium Hydroxide to change the color of the indicator

Safety and Shipping Information

UN number - UN1760. Proper Shipping Name - CORROSIVE LIQUID, N.O.S. Hazard Class - 8. Packing Group - II.

Please contact Lab Alley at 512-668-9918 or by email to request a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Certificate of Analysis (COA) for Benzalkonium Chloride 50% Solution.

Questions & Answers

  • Dear Manager, I’m Kyungsun Lee who is working at bio start-up in South Korea. We are developing novel eye-drop medicine, so, we need below product. Could please let me know how can I order this product in South Korea? Best regards, Kyungsun,

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