CAS No. 1119-97-7.
Strong Cetrimide Solution 40% BP Pharma with ethanol consists of Dodecyl trimethyl ammonium bromide (approx. 20%), Trimethyl tetradecyl ammonium bromide (approx. 70%) and Hexadecyl Trimethyl ammonium bromide (approx. 10%). The product contains approx. 7.5% v/v ethanol.
The product it manufactured in accordance with the cGMP Guideline ICH Q7 for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. Analysed according to the current British Pharmacopoeia (BP).
The appearance of the product is clear and colourless to slightly yellow, viscous solution. The density of Strong Cetrimide Solution 40% BP Pharma with ethanol is approx. 1.0 g/ml.
Chain length: C12: 19 – 23% w/w, C14: 66 – 71% w/w, C16: 8 – 10% w/w.
Strong Cetrimide Solution is also known as Cetrimide / Cetrimoni bromidum / Tetradecyl trimethyl ammonium bromide (TTAB).
FeF Strong Cetrimide Solution 40% BP Pharma is an aqueous solution of quaternary ammonium compounds.
FeF Strong Cetrimide Solution 40% BP Pharma is an efficient germicide which is active against most common micro-organisms, such as bacteria and fungi. FeF Strong Cetrimide Solution 40% BP Pharma is widely used as the active ingredient (API) in pharmaceutical antiseptic liquids due to its anti-microbial effect.
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Identification: Complies to BP
Appearance: Clear and colourless to slightly yellow, viscous solution
Chain length: C12: 19 – 23% w/w, C14: 66 – 71% w/w, C16: 8 – 10% w/w
Acidity or alkalinity: Max. 1.0 ml 0.1M HCl or NaOH
Miscibility with ethanol: Clear
Neutral substances: Max. 0.4 g
Non-quaternised amines: Max. 2.4% w/w (content of Cetrimide)
Ethanol: 6.5 – 10.0% v/v
Assay (Mwt: 336.4): 38.0 – 42.0% w/v
Standards: The quality system meets DS/EN ISO 9001. The environmental system meets DS/EN ISO 14001 and 45001.
Grade: Pharmaceutical grade.
Quality: The product is manufactured in accordance with the cGMP Guide for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) ICH Q7.
Documentation: Drug Master File (ESMF/ADMF)
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. 1.0 g/ml.
Packaging: Filled into 220 litre HDPE drums with a sealable closing system.
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.