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Information of Cetrimide (CTM) from BacMet

Compound Information

  • Compound name: Cetrimide (CTM)

  • Chemical Class: Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QACs)

  • Description: Synonyms are cetrimide, cetrinium bromide and cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB). It is monovalent cationic surfactant as well. It belongs to QAC group. Can be classified as antiseptic. It is used as antiseptic ingredient in cetrimide. It possesses the cetronium cation which is an effective antiseptic.

  • Database Links: CHEBI:3567

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