Cetrimide is an antiseptic agent used in variaty of applications for external use.
Cetrimide consists of trimethyltetradecylammonium bromide and may contain smaller amounts of dodecyl- and hexadecyl trimethylammonium bromides.
It is used in various applications fo example antiseptic agents, diagnostic test and analysis, topical formulations, and dental treatment.
BHM Chemicals is a supplier of Ph. Eur. quality Cetrimide.
Minimum order quantity: 25kg
Appearance of solution
Acidity or alkalinity
Amines and amine salts
Loss on drying
White or almost white, voluminous, free-flowing powder.
Freely soluble in water and in alcohol.
96.0% to 101.0% (as C17H38 BrN, dried basis)
Conforms to Ph. Eur. tests
As per Ph. Eur. test: Solution S is clear and colourless
As per Ph. Eur. test: Not more than 0.1 ml of 0.1 M HCl or 0.1 M NaOH is required to change the colour of the indicator
As per Ph. Eur. test: The volume of titrant added between the 2 points is not greater than 2.0 ml
Hazardous class 9, UN 3077, Packing group III
Keep container tightly closed in a cool and dry place and protected from light. Protect from contamination by foreign substances.