Dequalinium chloride

  • Decamethylenebis[4-aminoquinaldinium chloride]
  • 1,1'-Decamethylenebis(4-aminoquinaldinium) dichloride
  • Quinolinium, 1,1'-(1,10-decanediyl)bis[4-amino-2-methyl-, dichloride
Formula
C30H40Cl2N4
Structure
Uses
Antibacterial, antifungal.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
522-51-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-330-9
36/37/38
RTECS
VA0700000
RTECS class
Drug
Merck
13,2930
Beilstein/Gmelin
5900124
Beilstein Reference
6-22
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C30H40Cl2N4
Formula mass
527.58
Melting point, °C
325 - 331

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents Phenols, chlorocresol, soaps and other anionic surfactants.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides, Hydrogen chloride gas.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.