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Substance Name: Polyhexamethyleneguanidine
RN: 31961-54-3

Note

  • Used in bactericidal coatings for balneological equipment.

Molecular Formulas

  • (C7-H15-N3)n-
  • (C7-H15-N3)x-
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Polyhexamethyleneguanidine

Synonyms

  • Polisept
  • Polyhexamethyleneguanidine

Systematic Names

  • Poly(iminocarbonimidoylimino-1,6-hexanediyl)
  • Poly(iminoimidocarbonyliminohexamethylene) (8CI)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 31961-54-3

Related Registry Numbers

  • 57029-18-2 (hydrochloride)
  • 89697-78-9 (phosphate salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0031961543

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • (C7-H15-N3)n-
  • (C7-H15-N3)x-

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C7-H15-N3
  • COMPONENT

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 oral 340mg/kg (340mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY STIMULATION
Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 57(3), Pg. 11, 1992.
rat LD50 oral 740mg/kg (740mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA
Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 57(3), Pg. 11, 1992.