Benzalkonium Chloride

Benzalkonium Chloride (BAC 50) contains 50% active substance C12-C16 Alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride (ADBAC).

The active is a cationic molecule offering good surfactant properties and can be formulated together with non-ionic and/or amphoteric surfactants. This active has a broad antimicrobial efficacy against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and enveloped viruses.

Customers use this for disinfection application in I&I cleaning, hospitals and healthcare, food & beverage processing, veterinary hygiene etc..

Other applications include uses in wood treatment, preservative for liquid-cooling and processing systems construction material preservatives, slimicides and embalming liquids

Other names BAC  

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Detergent & Cleaning Detergent & Cleaning

Used in laundry detergents and treatments

Cleaners for floor and hard surfaces as a disinfectant

Spray disinfectants for hard surface sanitization

Algaecides for clearing of algae, moss, lichens from paths, roof tiles, swimming pools and masonry

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Healthcare Healthcare

Healthcare products such as eye, ear and nasal drops or sprays, as a preservative

Used in throat lozenges and mouthwashes as a biocide

Over-the-counter single-application treatments for herpes, cold-sores and fever blisters

Burn and ulcer treatment

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Personal Care Personal Care

Personal care products such as hand sanitizers, hygienic towelettes and wet wipes

Aftershave, deodorants, hair products and cosmetics

Skin antiseptics

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