cetylpiridinium chloride

cetylpiridinium chloride

An antiseptic drug used in the treatment of throat and mouth infections, usually in the form of lozenges. A brand name is Merocaine.
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Although with lower efficacies, cetylpiridinium chloride, formaldehyde and phenol were also active (Figures 1c and d) to E.
The 16 individual disinfectants tested were chloramine-T (0.4% w/v), sodium hypochlorite (0.5% w/v), povidone-iodine and iodophor (1% and 0.1% available iodine, respectively), [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] (3% v/v), KMn[O.sub.4] (1% w/v), benzalkonium and cetylpiridinium chlorides (0.02% and 0.1% w/v, respectively), ethanol and isopropanol (70% v/v), Chlorhexidine digluconate (2% v/v), formaldehyde (3.7% v/v), phenol (5% w/v), phosphoric acid (0.45% v/v), zinc sulphate (0.25% w/v) and thimerosal (0.1 w/v).
Solution Batch pH Composition Colgate BR121A 6.04 Water, glycerin, alcohol (8%), propylene Plax glycol, sorbitol, PEG-40 hydrogenated Overnight castor oil, aroma, sodium benzoate, cetylpiridinium chloride, sodium fluoride, sodium saccharin, Cl 42090.