Cetyl Trimethyl Ammonium Nitrate
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Cetyl Trimethyl Ammonium Nitrate can be synthesized through the reaction between cetyl trimethyl ammonium chloride and silver nitrate. Cetyl trimethyl ammonium chloride is first reacted with a stoichiometric amount of silver nitrate in water to form cetyl trimethyl ammonium nitrate and silver chloride precipitate. The silver chloride precipitate is filtered out, and the resulting solution is purified by repeated washing with water to remove any impurities. The reaction is typically carried out at room temperature while stirring is continuously performed for several hours. The resulting product is then purified by filtration and washing. It is a white to off-white crystalline powder with a molecular weight of 285.8 g/mol. It is widely used as a surfactant, emulsifier, and antimicrobial agent in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, detergents, coatings, cosmetics, and personal care products.