"Benzalkonium Compounds" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A mixture of alkylbenzyldimethylammonium compounds. It is a bactericidal quaternary ammonium detergent used topically in medicaments, deodorants, mouthwashes, as a surgical antiseptic, and as a as preservative and emulsifier in drugs and cosmetics.
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