Product Description

Benzalkonium Chloride (50% Gel) is an organic salt which serves as cationic surfactant, biocide, & phase transfer agent. It belongs to category of quaternary ammonium compounds and also finds application as preservative in various pharmaceutical preparations including ear & eye drops. This compound appears as clear & colorless water soluble liquid with pH range of 6.5 to 8.5 at room temperature. It is also added to several other preparations that are used for cleaning floors, treating burns & ulcer, and clearing algae. Benzalkonium Chloride (50% Gel) has density of 0.98 g/cm3 and also shows solubility in alcohol. It can be availed at highly competitive rates in large quantities as demanded by our respected customers.




Product Identification

Synonyms                                :  Alkyl Dimethyl Benzyl Ammonium Chloride
Chemical Structure                 :.
Molecular Formula                  :  C6 H5 CH2 N(CH3 )2 Rcl
Molecular Weight                    :  346.5
CAS NO.                                  :  [8001-54-5]
EINECS NO.                            :  264-151-6
RTECS NO.                              :  BO3150000


Appearance                              :  Clear Colourless Liquid.
Active Matter                           :  50-51%
Specific Gravity @ 25 Deg. C     0.98
Solubility                                  :  Soluble in Water and Alcohol
pH at Room Temperature        :  6.5 - 8.5

Packing & Storage

Packing                                     :  200 Kgs HMHDPE Drums
Storage                                     :  Store in tightly closed container.

Other Grades

BKC-80%, BKC-Gel

Benzalkonium Chloride is a quaternary ammonium salt. Cationic surface active agent used as a Bactericide, Algaecide and germicide.

In cosmetics and personal care products, Benzalkonium Chloride (BKC) is used in the formulation of Shampoos, personal cleanliness products, skin cleansers, and skin care and eye makeup preparations

Benzalkonium Chloride exhibits excellent anti bacterial activity and finds use in Sugar, Leather, Paper and Pulp Industries and its antimicrobial activity finds use in Cooling Water Towers, Swimming Pools, Industrial Water Treatment Chemicals and Prawn Culture. Topical Anti-infective widely used in Hygiene and Health Care Products.
Provides Antiseptic & Antistatic finish to textile (Bio Wash)
Also finds use in Pharma Industries for Eye Drops, Dental Solutions and Ointments.

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