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Tricaprylylmethylammonium Chloride
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Tricaprylylmethylammonium Chloride Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C25H54ClN
Molecular Weight 404.17
Appearance Colorless viscous liquid
Melting Point -20 °C
Boiling Point > 240 °C
Density 0.880-0.884 g/mL
Solubility in H2O N/A
Refractive Index n20/D 1.4665
Exact Mass 403.394 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 403.394 g/mol

Tricaprylylmethylammonium Chloride Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H301-H314-H318-H361
Hazard Codes C, Xn
Precautionary Statements P260u-P301+P310a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Flash Point 132 °C
Risk Codes R22 R38 R41 R50/53
Safety Statements S26 S39 S60 S61
RTECS Number UZ2997500 / BR8575000
Harmonized Tariff Code 2923.90
Transport Information UN2922 8/PG III
GHS Pictograms

About Tricaprylylmethylammonium Chloride

Tricaprylylmethylammonium Chloride (Aliquat 336) is one of numerous organic ammonium halides manufactured by American Elements under the trade name AE Organometallics™. Organometallics are useful reagents, catalysts, and precursor materials with applications in thin film deposition, industrial chemistry, pharmaceuticals, LED manufacturing, and others. American Elements supplies organometallic compounds in most volumes including bulk quantities and also can produce materials to customer specifications. Most materials can be produced in high and ultra high purity forms (99%, 99.9%, 99.99%, 99.999%, and higher) and to many standard grades when applicable including Mil Spec (military grade), ACS, Reagent and Technical Grades, Pharmaceutical Grades, Optical, Semiconductor, and Electronics Grades. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

Tricaprylylmethylammonium Chloride Synonyms

Aliquat 336 TG, Tricaprylylmethyl ammonium chloride, Starks' Catalyst, Tricaprylmethylammonium chloride, Methyltrioctylammonium chloride (CAS 5137-55-3 / EC 225-896-2), Methyl trioctyl ammonium chloride, Trioctylmethylammonium chloride, N-Methyl-N,N,N-trioctylammonium chloride, Methyltrialkylammonium chloride, Tri-C8-10-alkylmethylammonium chloride, Methyltri-n-octylammonium chloride, CAS 1166837-27-9 (Aliquat HTA-1, High-Temperature Phase Transfer Catalyst), Quaternary ammonium compounds, tri-C8-10-alkylmethyl, chlorides, Tris(2-hydroxyethyl)-((octadecyloxy)methyl)ammonium chloride, N,N,N-Trimethyldocosan-1-aminium chloride

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula [CH3(CH2)7]3NCH3Cl
MDL Number MFCD00011862
EC No. 264-120-7
Beilstein/Reaxys No. 4039255
Pubchem CID 21218
IUPAC Name methyl(trioctyl)azanium; chloride
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/C25H54N.ClH/c1-5-8-11-14-17-20-23-26(4,24-21-18-15-12-9-6-2)25-22-19-16-13-10-7-3;/h5-25H2,1-4H3;1H/q+1;/p-1

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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