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Cetalkonium Chloride



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent


Chemical Name

Benzenemetanaminium, N-hexadecyl-N,N-dimetyl-, chloride

Foreign Names

  • Cetalkonii Chloridum (Latin)
  • Cetalkonium chlorid (German)
  • Chlorure de C├ętalkonium (French)
  • Cloruro de cetalconio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cetalkonium Chloride (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Cetalkonum (IS)
  • Win 357 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Baby Gum (Cetalkonium Chloride and Choline Salicylate (pediatric))
    Rafa, Israel
  • Bionet (Cetalkonium Chloride and Benzocaine)
    Church & Dwight, Canada
  • Bonjela (Cetalkonium Chloride and Choline Salicylate)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Malta
  • Bonjela (Cetalkonium Chloride and Choline)
    Reckitt & Colman, Pakistan; Reckitt Benckiser, Hong Kong; Reckitt Benckiser, Ireland; Reckitt Benckiser, Thailand; Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare UK, United Kingdom
  • Bonjela (Cetalkonium Chloride and Lidocaine)
    NeoFarma, Malta
  • Bonjela Teething Gel (Cetalkonium Chloride and Lidocaine)
    Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare UK, United Kingdom
  • Mundisal (Cetalkonium Chloride and Choline Salicylate)
    Lavipharm, Greece; Mundipharma, Egypt; Mundipharma, Hungary
  • Pansoral (Cetalkonium Chloride and Choline Salicylate)
    GNP, Egypt; Pierre Fabre, Lebanon; Pierre Fabre M├ędicament, France; Rovafarm, Argentina
  • Pondicilina (Cetalkonium Chloride and Cetylpyridinium)
    Nycomed Pharma, Brazil
  • Sachol (Cetalkonium Chloride and Choline Salicylate)
    PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Teejel (Cetalkonium Chloride and Choline Salicylate)
    Meda, Belgium; Rafa, Israel


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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