Cetylpyridinium chloride monohydrate

Catalog No. Size PriceQuantity
M7608-2 2mg solid $75
M7608-10 10mg solid $225


Cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC, Hexadecylpyridinium chloride) monohydrate is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent that possesses virucidal activity against susceptible and resistant strains of influenza virus by targeting and disrupting the viral envelope.

Product information

CAS Number: 6004-24-6

Molecular Weight: 358.00

Formula: C21H40ClNO

Chemical Name: 1-hexadecylpyridin-1-ium hydrate chloride



InChi: InChI=1S/C21H38N.ClH.H2O/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;1H;1H2/q+1;;/p-1

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Solubility: DMSO: 72 mg/mL(201.11 mM). Water: 72 mg/mL(201.11 mM).

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Drug Formulation: To be determined

HS Tariff Code: 382200


  1. Daniel L Popkin, et al. Pathog Immun. 2017;2(2):252-269.

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