Dodecyltrimethylammonium bromide

  • Trimethyllaurylammonium bromide
  • N-Lauryl-N,N,N-trimethylammonium bromide
  • N,N,N-Trimethyldodecan-1-ammonium bromide
  • 1-Dodecanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, bromide
  • Dctab
  • Morpan D
Formula
C15H34N.Br
Structure
Description
Solid
Uses
surface-active agent

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1119-94-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
214-290-3
EC Class
irritant
R 36/37/38
RTECS
BQ3195000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
3597463
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-00798
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C15H34BrN
Formula mass
308.35
Melting point, °C
264 - 266
Decomposition point, °C
246
Surface tension
38 g/s2 (50 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate safety goggles, protective clothing and gloves.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Keep away from strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Causes irritation.
   Skin
Causes irritation.
   Eyes
Causes irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
2923 90 00