SEQUESTON Polymer 700

GENERAL

Chemical Name                              Benzalkonium chloride; alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride
CAS No.                                      61789-71-7
Appearance                            Colourless to pale yellow liquid

DESCRIPTION

BAC- 50 is a rapid acting biocide for protection against algae, yeast, bacterial and
fungal growth in the wet state. It displays high degree of biodegradability.

SPECIFICATIONS

PROPERTIES                                                                                              LIMITS
Active Content (%):                                                                                48 – 52
pH, (1% solution):                                                                                  6.0 – 8.0
Specific Gravity at 25°C :                                                                      0.96-.99
Total Amine Value (mg KOH/gm) :                                                   1.5 max
Alkyl Distribution :                                                                                Chiefly C12 / C14
Solubility:                                                                                               Soluble in water and glycols

APPLICATIONS

It is a biocide, miscible in water. It can be used to control the growth of
microorganisms in emulsion paints, coatings, pulp and paper, leather processing, aquaculture
and other water treatment formulations.