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Didecyldimethylammonium Chloride

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiseptic agent

Chemical Name

N-Decyl-N,N-demetyl-1-decanaminium chloride

Foreign Names

  • Didecyldimonii chloridum (Latin)
  • Didecyldimethylammoniumchlorid (German)
  • Did├ęcyldim├ęthylammonium, chlorure de (French)
  • Didecildimetilamonio, cloruro de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • BTC-1010 (IS)
  • DDAC-C10 (IS)
  • Didecyldimonium chloride (IS)
  • Dimethyldidecylammonium chloride (IS)
  • Dodigen 1881 (IS)
  • Quarternium 12 (IS)
  • Querton 210CL (IS)

Brand Names

  • Alfa Bergamon
    Chefaro Pharma Italia, Italy
  • Amosept
    Lysoform, Germany
  • Exydina (Didecyldimethylammonium Chloride and Chlorhexidine (veterinary use))
    Cofarm-IM, Italy
  • Farmasept
    Nuova Farmec, Italy
  • Hexaquart S (Didecyldimethylammonium Chloride and Benzalkonium Chloride)
    B. Braun Melsungen, Germany
  • Septidil
    Nuova Farmec, Italy


ISInofficial Synonym

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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