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Francia Murraine

on 18 March 2013

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What's in your Cabinet? Benzalkonium Chloride The property of Benzalkonium Chloride that makes it useful. The chemical Formula of Benzalkonium Chloride The products that contain Benzalkonium Chloride The property that makes Benzalkonium Chloride useful is the antimicrobial property. Which is what you find in face washes. Why Benzalkonium Chloride is used in these products? The whole reason why Benzalkonium Chloride is used in these products is to kill bacteria. The formula is C22H40CLN. Nasal Spray Antispectic Wipes Eye Drops The elements that make up Benzalkonium Chloride. The elements that Make up Benzalkonium chloride are chlorine, oxygen, carbon, and hydrogen. What is Benzalkonium Chloride, an Ionic or Covalent bond? Benzalkonium chloride is an Ionic bond. When was Benzalkonium Chloride discovered? Benzalkonium chloride was discovered around the time of when hand santizer was made. Why was Benzalkonium chloride discovered? Benzalkonium Chloride was discovered because of the concerns about children ingesting alcohol based hand sanitizers So companies have been aggressively promoting Benzalkonioum Chloride as an alternative. Is Benzalkonium Chloride naturally occurring or man made? Benzalkonium Chloride is man made. Can Benzalkonium Chloride produce any harmful effects to the human body? Benzalkonium Chloride can produce harmful effects to the human body. Some studies have found that the ingredient in nasal sprays can actually worsen symptoms. Repeated use of the Benzalkonium Chloride at 0.02 percent in contact lens solutions was found to cause damage to the eye. A 2009 study found that the ingredient could also lead to increased bacterial resistance to antibiotics—one of our major problems in medicine today. How should Benzalkonium Chloride be properly disposed of? The alternatives that can be used instead of Benzalkonium Chloride. Rubbing Alcohol Soap and water (washing your hands) Extra Credit Benzalkonium Chloride should be thrown away with its container as hazardous waste. If not properly disposed of it may endanger those weak immune systems and put them at serious risk of infection. List of items in my house with Benzalkonium Chloride. Lysol Bactine
My recommendation about Benzalkonium Chloride. Benzalkonium Chloride Should be used unless you are allergic to any ingredient in benzalkonium chloride solution or if you have a deep cut. Benzalkonium Chloride isn't technically harmful unless you drink it so i would say it is safe to use.

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