Cetylpyridnium Chloride - CPC
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Cetylpyridnium Chloride

Cetylpyridnium Chloride

CAS Number: 123-03-5;
EC Number: 204-593-9;

Pyridinium, 1-hexadecyl-, chloride;
1-hexadecylpyridin-1-ium chloride;
hexadecylpyridinium chloride;
Piridino, 1-hexadecil-, cloruro (1:1);

Cetylpyridnium Chloride (CPC) is a cationic quaternary ammonium compound and a very important surfactant and bactericide.
It has the functions of broad-spectrum bactericidal, anti-static, anti-acne, anti-dandruff, whitening, deodorant and embalming, etc. It has strong bactericidal effect on both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
It is widely used in oral care, hygiene products (wet wipes), cosmetics, toiletries antiseptic and bactericidal.

Cetylpyridnium Chloride (CPC) chemical structure
Cetylpyridnium Chloride (CPC) chemical structure

Technical Data

AppearanceWhite powder
Content [%]>99.0
Incineration residue [%]<0.2
Solution Clarity and Color (1% aqueous)Clear and colorless
technical data of CPC
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