Quaternary Ammonium Compounds, also known as Quats, have a long history of use in the pharmaceutical industry, where their broad antimicrobial effect against bacteria, yeast, mold and enveloped viruses makes them a reliable excipient and active preservative ingredient (API) in a range of products.
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Benzalkonium Chloride is widely used as an excipient in ophthalmic solutions, where its concentration typically varies from 0.001% up to 0.2%. The different alkyl (fatty) chain lengths give Quats different properties.Learn more
In nasal formulations one of the most effective preservatives is Benzalkonium Chloride. For formulations coming into contact with mucosal tissue, it is necessary to preserve against contamination by utilizing only the purest and safest ingredients.Learn more
Our Quats products are widely used in both human and veterinary topicals. Quats are effective at all pH levels and since they act on the surface and not on the content of cells, they do not trigger antibiotic resistance.Learn more
Quats can be used either as excipients or active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for oral and dental formulations. No matter the application it is necessary to utilize only the purest and safest ingredients.Learn more
Regardless of the classification, for medical devices coming into contact with either healthy or damaged organic tissue, it is necessary to utilize only the purest and safest ingredients.Learn more
Quats are well-known antiseptics and have a long history of use in topical products for personal care. They act on a wide range of microorganisms, from gram+ to gram- bacteria, moulds and yeasts.Learn more
Benzalkonium Chloride is scientifically proven to be an effective spermicide. Our Benzalkonium Chloride are used in various spermicidal products, such as spermicidal gels, creams, foams and solutions.Learn more
Solutions for direct topical application will normally contain between 0.1 and 0.5% active Quat. This concentration will provide both a preservative effect for the solution and also an antiseptic effect on the skin.Learn more