"Cetrimonium Compounds" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Cetyltrimethylammonium compounds that have cationic detergent, antiseptic, and disinfectant activities. They are used in pharmaceuticals, foods, and cosmetics as preservatives; on skin, mucous membranes, etc., as antiseptics or cleansers, and also as emulsifiers. These compounds are toxic when used orally due to neuromuscular blockade.
- Cetrimonium Compounds
- Compounds, Cetrimonium
- Cetyltrimethylammonium Compounds
- Compounds, Cetyltrimethylammonium
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