cetyltrimethylammonium bromide


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ce·tyl·tri·meth·yl·am·mo·ni·um bro·mide

(sē'til-trī-me'thil-ă-mō'nē-ŭm brō'mīd),
A mixture of dodecyl-, tetradecyl-, and hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromides; an odorless surface-active agent, readily soluble in water; a disinfectant with a strong bacteriostatic action, used for the sterilization of instruments and utensils.