Skip Navigation
ChemIDplus LiteBrowseAdvanced

Substance Name: Cetylpyridinium
RN: 7773-52-6
UNII: CUB7JI0JV3
InChIKey: NEUSVAOJNUQRTM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Cationic bactericidal surfactant used as a topical antiseptic for skin, wounds, mucous membranes, instruments, etc.; and also as a component in mouthwash and lozenges.

Molecular Formula

  • C21-H38-N

Molecular Weight

  • 304.538
 

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local
  • Detergents
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Surface-Active Agents
* denotes mobile formatted website

Links to Resources


Search for this InChIKey on the Web

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cetylpyridinium

MeSH Heading

  • Cetylpyridinium

Synonyms

  • 5-20-05-00233 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • BRN 1431415
  • Ceepryn
  • Cetylpyridinium
  • Cetylpyridinum
  • N-Hexadecylpyridinium
  • UNII-CUB7JI0JV3

Systematic Name

  • Pyridinium, 1-hexadecyl-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7773-52-6

FDA UNII

  • CUB7JI0JV3

System Generated Number

  • 0007773526

Structure Descriptors

InChI

InChI=1S/C21H38N/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-16-19-22-20-17-15-18-21-22/h15,17-18,20-21H,2-14,16,19H2,1H3/q+1

InChIKey

NEUSVAOJNUQRTM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC[n+]1ccccc1

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intravenous 30mg/kg (30mg/kg)   Bollettino Chimico Farmaceutico. Vol. 101, Pg. 173, 1962.
mouse LD50 oral 200mg/kg (200mg/kg)   Bollettino Chimico Farmaceutico. Vol. 101, Pg. 173, 1962.