Dodecyltrimethylammonium chloride

Agent Name
Dodecyltrimethylammonium chloride
CAS Number
Major Category
Nitrogen Compounds
Dodecyltrimethylammonium chloride formula graphical representation
1-Dodecanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, chloride; Lauryl trimethyl ammonium chloride; Adogen 412; Alicop; Aliquat 4; Arquad 12; Arquad 12-23; Arquad 12-33; Arquad 12-37W; Arquad 12/50; Arquad 12D; Arquad MC 50; Catinal LTC 35A; Catiogen L; Cation BB; Cation FB; DTAC; Dehyquart LT; Dodecyl trimethyl ammonium chloride; Laurtrimonium chloride; Lauryltrimethylammonium chloride; Monolauryltrimethylammonium chloride; N,N,N-Trimethyl-1-dodecanaminium chloride; N-Dodecyl-N,N,N-trimethylammonium chloride; Nissan Cation BB; Nissan Cation BB 300; Nissan Cation FB; Quartamin 24P; Quartamin 24W; Radiaquat 6465; Redicote E 5; Rewoquat B 18; Rhodaquat M 242C29; Swanol CA 2150; Trimethyldodecylammonium chloride; Trimethyllaurylammonium chloride; n-Dodecyltrimethylammonium chloride; Ammonium, dodecyltrimethyl-, chloride; [ChemIDplus]
Quaternary Amines
Solid; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization Document] White to light yellow powder and chunks; Hygroscopic; [Acros Organics MSDS]
Typical uses of category members include surfactants, intermediates, anti-scaling agents, fabric softeners, multifunctional laundry detergents, antistatic sprays, germicides, deodorizers, emulsifiers, hair-care products, industrial lubricants, and corrosion inhibitors; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization Document]
Increased liver weights (with corresponding histopathology) and increased ALT activity in repeated-dose oral studies of animals; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterizations] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Acros Organics MSDS]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
9.3E-09 mm Hg

Adverse Effects

Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: