CHEBI:53581 - cetyltrimethylammonium chloride

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ChEBI Name cetyltrimethylammonium chloride
ChEBI ID CHEBI:53581
Definition The organic chloride salt of cetyltrimethylammonium.
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Formula C19H42ClN
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 319.99600
Monoisotopic Mass 319.301
InChI InChI=1S/C19H42N.ClH/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
InChIKey WOWHHFRSBJGXCM-UHFFFAOYSA-M
SMILES [Cl-].CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC[N+](C)(C)C
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.
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Outgoing cetyltrimethylammonium chloride (CHEBI:53581) has part cetyltrimethylammonium ion (CHEBI:39561)
cetyltrimethylammonium chloride (CHEBI:53581) has role surfactant (CHEBI:35195)
cetyltrimethylammonium chloride (CHEBI:53581) is a organic chloride salt (CHEBI:36094)
cetyltrimethylammonium chloride (CHEBI:53581) is a quaternary ammonium salt (CHEBI:35273)
IUPAC Name
N,N,N-trimethylhexadecan-1-aminium chloride
Synonyms Sources
Arquad 16-50 ChemIDplus
Cetrimonium chloride ChemIDplus
Cetyl trimethyl ammonium chloride ChemIDplus
cetyl(trimethyl)ammonium chloride ChEBI
CTAC ChEBI
hexadecyl(trimethyl)ammonium chloride ChEBI
N,N,N-Trimethyl-1-hexadecanaminium chloride ChemIDplus
Palmityltrimethylammonium chloride ChemIDplus
Trimethylcetylammonium chloride ChemIDplus
Trimethylhexadecylammonium chloride ChemIDplus
Registry Numbers Types Sources
112-02-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
3657974 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
3657974 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
11 September 2013