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Barquat® BAC-50

Barquat® BAC-50 Antimicrobial contains the active substance C12-C16 Alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride (ADBAC). The active is a cationic molecule offering good surfactant properties and can be formulated together with non-ionic and/or amphoteric surfactants. This “first” generation quaternary ammonium compound has antimicrobial efficacy against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and enveloped viruses.

Brand: Barquat (19 products)

Chemical Name: Quaternary ammonium compounds, benzyl-C12-16-alkyldimethyl, chlorides

CAS Number: 68424-85-1

Functions: Anti-Microbial Agent, Antibacterial Agent, Biocide, Surfactant, Surfactant (Cationic)

Chemical Family: Quaternary Ammonium Compounds

Certifications & Compliance: BPR Supported

Synonyms: Benzyl-C12-16-alkyldimethylammonium chlorides, C12-16-alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chlorides

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Physical Form
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Density (25°C)0.98g/ml-
Viscosity (20°C)approx. 300mPa.s-
Physical Properties
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pH Value6.0 - 8.0-(5% in Water at 20°C)

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