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Cetrimide consists of trimethyltetradecylammonium bromide and may contain smaller amounts of dodecyl- and hexadecyl-trimethylammonium bromides.
96.0 per cent to 101.0 per cent of alkyltrimethylammonium bromides, calculated as C17H38BrN (M r 336.4) (dried substance) .
White or almost white, voluminous, free-flowing powder.
Freely soluble in water and in alcohol.
Loss on drying
Maximum 2.0 per cent, determined on 1.000 g by drying in an oven at 100-105 0C for 2 h.
Maximum 0.5 per cent, determined on 1.0 g.