Behentrimonium chloride

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Behentrimonium chloride
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CAS number 17301-53-0 YesY
PubChem 3014969
ChemSpider 2283212 YesY
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Molecular formula C25H54ClN
Molar mass 404.16 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Behentrimonium chloride, also known as docosyltrimethylammonium chloride or BTAC-228, is an irritating, toxic (to aquatic organisms), and slightly flammable yellow waxlike organic compound with chemical formula CH3(CH2)21N(Cl)(CH3)3, used as an antistatic agent and a disinfectant. It is commonly found in cosmetics such as conditioners, hair dye, and mousse, and also in detergents. In water treatment, it acts as an algaecide.

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