Cetrimonium Compounds



Cetyltrimethylammonium Compounds

Compounds, Cetrimonium

Compounds, Cetyltrimethylammonium

Cetyltrimethylammonium compounds that have cationic detergent, antiseptic, and disinfectant activities. They are used in pharmaceuticals, foods, and cosmetics as preservatives; on skin, mucous membranes, etc., as antiseptics or cleansers, and also as emulsifiers. These compounds are toxic when used orally due to neuromuscular blockade.