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CHEBI:3567 - cetyltrimethylammonium bromide

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ChEBI Name cetyltrimethylammonium bromide
Definition The organic bromide salt that is the bromide salt of cetyltrimethylammonium; one of the components of the topical antiseptic cetrimide.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:207931
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Formulae C19H42BrN
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 364.44700
Monoisotopic Mass 363.250
InChI 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
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): surfactant
A substance which lowers the surface tension of the medium in which it is dissolved, and/or the interfacial tension with other phases, and, accordingly, is positively adsorbed at the liquid/vapour and/or at other interfaces.
A surfactant (or a mixture containing one or more surfactants) having cleaning properties in dilute solutions.
Application(s): detergent
A surfactant (or a mixture containing one or more surfactants) having cleaning properties in dilute solutions.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CHEBI:3567) has part cetyltrimethylammonium ion (CHEBI:39561)
cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CHEBI:3567) has role detergent (CHEBI:27780)
cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CHEBI:3567) has role surfactant (CHEBI:35195)
cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CHEBI:3567) is a organic bromide salt (CHEBI:48369)
cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CHEBI:3567) is a quaternary ammonium salt (CHEBI:35273)
N,N,N-trimethylhexadecan-1-aminium bromide
Synonyms Sources
Bromat ChemIDplus
Bromure de cetrimonium ChemIDplus
Bromuro de cetrimonio ChemIDplus
Cee dee ChemIDplus
Centimide ChemIDplus
Cetab ChemIDplus
cetrimide ChEBI
Note: (2013-09-13) A misnomer, as the term 'cetrimide' strictly refers to a mixture of different alkyltrimethylammonium bromides.
Cetrimonii bromidum ChemIDplus
Cetrimonium bromide KEGG COMPOUND
Cetyl trimethyl ammonium bromide ChemIDplus
Cetyltrimethylammonium bromide KEGG COMPOUND
CTAB ChemIDplus
Ctmab ChemIDplus
Hexadecyl-trimethyl-ammonium; bromide ChEMBL
hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide ChEMBL
hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide ChemIDplus
N,N,N-Trimethyl-1-hexadecanaminium bromide ChemIDplus
N,N,N-Trimethylcetylammonium bromide ChemIDplus
N-Cetyltrimethylammonium bromide ChemIDplus
N-Hexadecyl-N,N,N-trimethylammonium bromide ChemIDplus
n-Hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide ChemIDplus
N-Hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide ChemIDplus
Palmityltrimethyl ammonium bromide ChemIDplus
Trimethylcetylammonium bromide KEGG COMPOUND
Trimethylhexadecylammonium bromide ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
Cetrimonium_bromide Wikipedia
CTAB MetaCyc
DB01718 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
156228 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
3598189 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
3598189 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
57-09-0 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
57-09-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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04 September 2014