Cetyl Pyridinium Chloride

Name of the product   Cetyl pyridinium Chloride USP
Molecular wt. 358.0
Chemical Composition   C21 H38 ClN.H2O
Description   White powder, slightly soapy to touch
Identification   Complies 
A) I.R Absorption spectrum.
B) Ultraviolet Absorption spectrum.
C) Chloride test.
Solubility Soluble in water, Insoluble in Ethanol, Acetone & Acetic Acid
Melting range   Between 80o - 84o
Acidity Not more than 2.5 ml Of NaOH required for neutralization.
Water Content   Between 4.5% & 5.5%
Heavy Metals 0.002% (NMT)
Assay   Not less than 99.0% and not more than 102.0% of C 21H38 ClN
Uses Antiseptic/Disinfectant.

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