BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION
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benzalkonium chloride solution
BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION.
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Benzalkonium chloride solution is an aqueous solution of a mixture of alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chlorides, the alkyl groups having chain lengths of C8 to C18. Benzalkonium chloride solution contains not less than 475 g/l and not more than 525 g/l of alkylbenzyldimethylammonium chlorides, calculated as C22H40ClN (M r 354.0) . The solution may contain alcohol.
A clear , colourless or slightly yellowish liquid, miscible with water and with alcohol. It froths copiously when shaken.
Not more than 0.1 per cent, determined on 1.0 g.
Acidity or alkalinity
Not more than 0.1 ml of 0.1 M hydrochloric acid or 0.1 M sodium hydroxide is required to change the colour of the indicator.