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Cetrimonium Chloride CAS 112-02-7

Molecular Formula: C19H42ClN

Formula Weight: 320

ZSpharmac: Cetrimonium Chloride Raw Material Supplier

Product Name: Cetrimonium Chloride
CAS No: 112-02-7
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Cetrimonium Chloride
Other Names:Hexadecyl Trimethyl Ammonium Chloride
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:White Amorphous Powder
EINECS No.:203-928-6
Storage:Store Below +30°C.
Provide:Cetrimonium Chloride MSDS;
Cetrimonium Chloride COA

What is Cetrimonium Chloride?

Cetrimonium Chloride, the chemical name is cetyltrimethyl ammonium chloride, the English name is Cetyl Trimethyl Ammonium Chloride, the chemical formula is C16H33NCl, and the molecular weight is approximately 299.90 g/mol. It is a quaternary ammonium salt cationic surfactant that often exists in the form of white or slightly yellow crystals or powders and is easily soluble in organic solvents such as water and ethanol.

Cetrimonium Chloride Property

Melting point 232-234 °C
Boiling point 475.54°C (rough estimate)
density 0.968 g/mL at 25 °C
vapor pressure 0.006Pa at 25℃
refractive index n20/D 1.3778
storage temp. Store below +30°C.
solubility Water (Slightly)
form Amorphous Powder
color White
Specific Gravity0.968
PHpH(50g/l, 25℃) : 6.0~8.5
Odorat 100.00?%. bland
Water Solubility Soluble


Cetrimonium Chloride Uses

Daily chemical industry:
Washing products: In personal cleansing products such as shampoo, conditioner, and shower gel, cetrimonium chloride, as a cationic surfactant, has excellent decontamination, antistatic and conditioning properties, and can help improve the moisture of hair and skin. , softness, and contributes to foam stability.
Skin care products: Cetrimonium chloride can be used as an antimicrobial or preservative in certain skin care formulations to protect the product from microbial contamination.

Pharmaceutical field:
Medical device disinfection: Due to its antibacterial properties, Cetrimonium chloride can be used in disinfectant formulations for medical devices to achieve effective sterilization.
Drugs and pharmaceutical excipients: In some pharmaceutical preparations, cetrimonium chloride can be used as an emulsifier, stabilizer or auxiliary to improve the solubility and bioavailability of drugs.

Textile industry:
Fabric softener: Cetrimonium chloride can be adsorbed on the surface of fibers, reducing the friction resistance between fibers and making the fabric soft and smooth. It is often used as a fabric finishing agent in the post-finishing stage of textiles.

Oilfield chemicals:
Drilling fluid additives: In the oil extraction process, cetrimonium chloride can be used as a cationic surfactant in drilling fluids to help improve the rheological properties of drilling fluids, reduce cuttings adhesion, and improve drilling efficiency.

Other uses:
Agriculture and horticulture: In some plant protection agents, cetrimonium chloride can be used as an auxiliary to improve the adhesion and persistence of pesticides on plant surfaces.
Pulp and paper industry: In the papermaking process, cetrimonium chloride can be used as a paper sizing agent or a retention and drainage aid to improve paper quality.

Application of Cetrimonium Chloride in Cosmetics

Surfactants and detergents:
Cetrimonium chloride has good surface activity and can reduce the surface tension of aqueous solutions. Therefore, it is often used as the main surfactant or auxiliary surfactant in cleaning products such as shampoo and shower gel to help remove dirt and grease while increasing the foam of the product. Finesse and persistence.

Antibacterial preservatives:
Due to its cationic properties, cetrimonium chloride has a certain antibacterial effect and can inhibit the growth of microorganisms. Therefore, it can be used as an antibacterial preservative in cosmetics to improve the stability of the product during use and reduce the risk of infection.

Hair Conditioner:
In hair care products, cetrimonium chloride can be adsorbed on the hair, reducing the static friction between the hair, making the hair easier to comb, and giving the hair a smooth feeling. Therefore, it is often used in conditioners, hair masks, and styling products as a Conditioner.

Antistatic agent:
Cetrimonium chloride can effectively reduce the accumulation of static electricity on hair and skin, helping to solve the problem of messy and unmanageable hair caused by static electricity. Therefore, it is used as an antistatic agent in many hair care products.

It has good emulsifying properties and can help the water and oil phases to better mix to form a stable emulsion system, so it is used as an emulsifier in cosmetic lotions, creams and other products.


National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Compound Summary for CID 8154, Hexadecyltrimethylammonium chloride. https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Hexadecyltrimethylammonium-chloride. Accessed Apr. 1, 2024.

As a company specializing in the production and supply of Cetrimonium Chloride raw materials, we are committed to providing customers with high-quality products and preferential prices. We have rich experience and technology to ensure product quality and stable supply. No matter where you are, we can provide you with the Cetrimonium Chloride raw materials you need to support your production and research and development.

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Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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