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Hexadecyltrimethylammonium Bromide

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

C19H42N•Br

MDL Number:

MFCD00011772

EC No.:

200-311-3

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Hexadecyltrimethylammonium Bromide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C19H42BrN
Molecular Weight 364.46
Appearance Crystalline
Melting Point 248-251 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O 36.4 g/l (20 °C)
Exact Mass 363.250062 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 363.250062 g/mol

Hexadecyltrimethylammonium Bromide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302-H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes Xi
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
RTECS Number BQ7875000
Transport Information UN 3077 9/PG III

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 12/13/2019
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Hexadecyltrimethylammonium Bromide

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. AM-OMX-018-C 018

CAS #: 57-09-0

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS07
Acute Tox. 4 H302 Harmful if swallowed.
Skin Irrit. 2 H315 Causes skin irritation.
Eye Irrit. 2A H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
STOT SE 3 H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS label elements
The substance is classified and labeled according to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).
Hazard pictograms

Exclamation Mark - GHS07

GHS07
Signal word Warning
Hazard-determining components of labeling:
cetrimonium bromide
Hazard statements
H302 Harmful if swallowed.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary statements
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray
P305+P351+P338 If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present
and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
P403+P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international
regulations.
Classification system:
NFPA ratings (scale 0 - 4)
Health = 2
Fire = 0
Reactivity = 0
HMIS-ratings (scale 0 - 4)
HEALTH
FIRE
REACTIVITY
Health = 2
Fire = 0
Reactivity = 0
Other hazards
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: N/A
vPvB: N/A


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substances
CAS # / Substance Name
57-09-0 cetrimonium bromide
Identification number(s)
EC number: 20-0


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
General information:
Symptoms of poisoning may even occur after several hours; therefore medical observation for at least 48 hours
after the accident.
If inhaled: In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation.
In case of skin contact: Immediately wash with soap and water; rinse thoroughly.
In case of eye contact:
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
If swallowed: Immediately call a doctor.
Information for doctor:
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
No data available
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing agents:
Sand. Do not use water.
CO2, sand, extinguishing powder. Do not use water.
For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents: Water
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture No data available
Advice for firefighters
Protective equipment: No special measures required.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures Not required.
Environmental precautions: No special measures required.
Methods and materials for containment and cleanup:
Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Do not flush with water or aqueous cleansing agents
Reference to other sections
See Section 7 for information on safe handling.
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for disposal information.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling:
Precautions for safe handling Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.
Information about protection against explosions and fires: No special measures required.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.
Further information about storage conditions: Keep receptacle tightly sealed.
Specific end use(s) No data available


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Additional information about design of technical systems: No further data; see item 7.
Control parameters
Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace: Not required.
Additional information: The lists that were valid during the creation were used as basis.
Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment:
General protective and hygienic measures:
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Breathing equipment:
In case of brief exposure or low pollution use respiratory filter device. In case of intensive or longer exposure use
respiratory protective device that is independent of circulating air.
Protection of hands:
Protective gloves
The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.
Due to missing tests no recommendation to the glove material can be given for the product/ the preparation/ the
chemical mixture.
Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation
Material of gloves
The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and
varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Penetration time of glove material
The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be
observed.
Eye protection:
Tightly sealed goggles


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance:
Form: Solid
Color: White
Odor: Odorless
Odor threshold: No data available.
pH: N/A
Melting point/Melting range: 248-251 °C (478-484 °F)
Boiling point/Boiling range: no data °C
Flash point: N/A
Flammability (solid, gas): Product is not flammable.
Ignition temperature:
Decomposition temperature: No data available.
Autoignition: No data available.
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Explosion limits:
Lower: No data available.
Upper: No data available.
Vapor pressure: no data hPa
Density at 20 °C (68 °F): 0.5 g/cm3 (4.173 lbs/gal)
Bulk density at 20 °C (68 °F): 390 kg/m3
Relative density No data available.
Vapor density N/A
Evaporation rate N/A
Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water at 20 °C (68 °F): 3 g/l
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): No data available.
Viscosity:
Dynamic: N/A
Kinematic: N/A
Solvent content:
Organic solvents: 0.0 %
VOC content: 0.0 g/l / 0.00 lb/gl
Solids content: 100.0 %
Other information No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity No data available
Chemical stability
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Possibility of hazardous reactions No dangerous reactions known.
Conditions to avoid No data available
Incompatible materials: No data available
Hazardous decomposition products: No dangerous decomposition products known.


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity:
LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification:
57-09-0 cetrimonium bromide
Oral LD50 410 mg/kg (rat)
Primary irritant effect:
on the skin: Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
on the eye: Irritating effect.
Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
Additional toxicological information:
Carcinogenic categories
IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer)
Substance is not listed.
NTP (National Toxicology Program)
Substance is not listed.
OSHA-Ca (Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
Substance is not listed.


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity
Aquatic toxicity: No data available
Persistence and degradability No data available
Behavior in environmental systems:
Bioaccumulative potential No data available
Mobility in soil No data available
Additional ecological information: Not known to be hazardous to water.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: N/A
vPvB: N/A
Other adverse effects No data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste treatment methods
Recommendation:
Must not be disposed of together with household garbage. Do not allow product to enter drains, sewage systems, or other water courses system.
Uncleaned packagings:
Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN-Number
DOT, IMDG, IATA UN3077
UN proper shipping name
DOT Environmentally hazardous substances, solid, n.o.s.
IMDG ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.
IATA Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Transport hazard class(es)
DOT, IMDG, IATA
Class 9 Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles
Label 9
Packing group
DOT, IMDG, IATA III
Environmental hazards:
Marine pollutant: No
Special precautions for user Warning: Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles
EMS Number: F-A,S-F
Stowage Category A
Stowage Code SW23 When transported in BK3 bulk container, see 7.6.2.12 and
7.7.3.9.
Transport in bulk according to Annex II of
MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code N/A
Transport/Additional information:
DOT
Quantity limitations On passenger aircraft/rail: No limit
On cargo aircraft only: No limit
UN "Model Regulation": UN 3077 ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES,
SOLID, N.O.S., 9, III


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
Sara
Section 355 (extremely hazardous substances):
Substance is not listed.
Section 313 (Specific toxic chemical listings):
Substance is not listed.
TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act):
Substance is listed.
Proposition 65
Chemicals known to cause cancer:
Substance is not listed.
Chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity for females:
Substance is not listed.
Chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity for males:
Substance is not listed.
Chemicals known to cause developmental toxicity:
Substance is not listed.
Carcinogenic categories
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
Substance is not listed.
TLV (Threshold Limit Value established by ACGIH)
Substance is not listed.
NIOSH-Ca (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
Substance is not listed.
GHS label elements
The substance is classified and labeled according to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).
Hazard pictograms
d~GHS07
Signal word Warning
Hazard-determining components of labeling:
cetrimonium bromide
Hazard statements
H302 Harmful if swallowed.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary statements
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray
P305+P351+P338 If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present
and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
P403+P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international
regulations.
Chemical safety assessment: A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.


SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION

Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH). The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. American Elements shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale. COPYRIGHT 1997-2018 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.

About Hexadecyltrimethylammonium Bromide

Hexadecyltrimethylammonium Bromide is one of numerous organometallic compounds sold by American Elements under the trade name AE Organometallics™. Organometallics are useful reagent, catalyst, and precursor materials with applications in thin film deposition, industrial chemistry, pharmaceuticals, LED manufacturing, and others. American Elements supplies Hexadecyltrimethylammonium Bromide in most volumes including bulk quantities and also can produce materials to customer specifications. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

Hexadecyltrimethylammonium Bromide Synonyms

CTAB, Cetrimonium bromide, Cetyltrimethylammonium bromide, Cetyltrimethyl ammonium bromide, Palmityltrimethylammonium bromide, Cetrimide, 1-Hexadecyl)trimethylammonium bromide

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula C19H42N•Br
MDL Number MFCD00011772
EC No. 200-311-3
Beilstein Registry No. 3598189
Pubchem CID 5974
IUPAC Name hexadecyl(trimethyl)azanium; bromide
SMILES CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC[N+](C)(C)C.[Br-]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C19H42N.BrH/c1-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20(2,3)4;/h5-19H2,1-4H3;1H/q+1;/p-1
InchI Key LZZYPRNAOMGNLH-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

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