CAS No. 8001-54-5.
Our Benzalkonium Chloride (BAC / BAK / BKC) 50% product consists of Benzyl (dodecyl) dimethyl ammonium chloride (approx. 65%) and Benzyl (tetradecyl) dimethyl ammonium chloride (approx. 35%). It contains approx. 50% active ingredients.
BKC 50% is manufactured in accordance with the cGMP Guideline ICH Q7 for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. Multicompendial analyses according to the current European (Ph.Eur.), United States (USP/NF) and Japanese (JP) Pharmacopoeias.
The appearance of the product is clear, colourless or slightly yellow, viscous liquid. The density of Benzalkonium Chloride (BKC) Solution 50% is approx. 0.98 g/ml.
Chain length: 60-70% w/w C12, 30-40% w/w C14 and Max. 5% w/w C16.
You can find our other BKC 50% products here:
FeF Benzalkonium Chloride Solution 50% (BKC 50%) Ph.Eur., USP/NF, JP is a viscous liquid of quaternary ammonium compounds.
FeF BKC 50% Ph.Eur., USP/NF, JP is a very efficient germicide, active against most common micro-organisms, such as fungi, bacteria, algae and enveloped viruses. FeF BKC 50% Ph.Eur., USP/NF, JP is widely used in pharmaceuticals as the active ingredient (API) because of its anti-microbial effect and as an excipient due to the preserving properties.
You can read much more about uses and the applications here.
Standards: The quality system meets DS/EN ISO 9001. The environmental system meets DS/EN ISO 45001.
Grade: Pharmaceutical grade.
Quality: The product is manufactured in accordance with the cGMP Guide for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) ICH Q7.
Documentation: Certificate of Suitability (CEP), Drug Master File (DMF)
TSE: Does not contain materials of animal origin.
Solubility: Miscible with water or lower alcohols, such as methanol, ethanol and propanol in all ratios. Not miscible with benzene nor ether.
Compatibility: Mixing with ordinary soaps and/or with anionic detergents may decrease the activity.
Density: Approx. 0.98 g/ml.
Packaging: 1 kg, 5 kg and 25 kg are packaged in rectangular HDPE containers with tamper proof HDPE caps.
Shelf life: 5 years.
Storage: Store at temperatures above 15°C. Store protected from excessive heat. May form a solid gel or a viscous precipitate at low temperatures.