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Tatva Chintan Pharma Chem Limited is a Gujarat, India-based manufacturer, supplier, and exporter of premium quality Cetyl Pyridinium Chloride (CPC) that belongs to the class of cationic quaternary ammonium compound having a chemical formula of C21H38ClN with a molecular weight of 339.99 grams per mol. It has antiseptic properties that make it highly demanding for the production of products such as toothpastes, nasal sprays, mouthwashes, breath sprays, and lozenges. Buy this product from us in large volumes at a low price range.
1. What is cetyl pyridinium chloride (CPC) used as?
Ans: Cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) is a quaternary ammonium salt preservative used in many commercial personal care products. It is also used as a topical anti-infective and as a preservative in pharmaceuticals.
2. What are the harmful effects of cetylpyridinium chloride?
Ans: It causes severe irritation to respiratory tract and mucous membranes. Prolonged contact with skin causes irritation and is harmful. It causes severe irritation to eyes.
3. How effective is cetylpyridinium chloride?
Ans: Numerous 6-month clinical studies have shown statistically significant reductions in plaque and gingivitis for therapeutic CPC rinses relative to negative controls. Reductions ranged from 15% to 24% for gingivitis, 27% to 67% for bleeding, and 16% to 28% for plaque.
4. What happens if you drink cetylpyridinium chloride?
Ans: High doses of cetyl pyridinium chloride can cause stomach upset and central nervous system depression. However, such overdose symptoms are only seen at doses 70 times higher than the concentrations of cetylpyridinium chloride found in most over-the-counter cetylpyridinium chloride products.