Maquat® MQ2525M-50 is a blend of alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride (ADBA) and alkyl dimethyl ethylbenzyl ammonium chloride (ADEBAC) compounds in an aqueous solution. Maquat® MQ2525M-50 is an EPA registered manufacturing use product (MUP).

Functions: Surfactant, Surfactant (Cationic)

Chemical Name: Quaternary ammonium compounds, C12-14-alkyl[(ethylphenyl)methyl]dimethyl, chlorides, Quaternary ammonium compounds, benzyl-C12-18-alkyldimethyl, chlorides

Certifications & Compliance: EPA Registered

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

HII Features
Product Benefits
  • Mason Chemical uses the highest quality tertiary amine in the manufacture of Maquat ® MQ2525M-50. The high purity of the starting material delivers a consistent, low color and odor, high quality product that can be differentiated into consistent, high quality end-use products.
  • Mason Chemical Company is a listed supplier of Alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride (ADBAC(C12-C18)), CAS No. 68391-01-5, and Alkyl ethylbenzylammonium chloride (ADEBAC (C12-C14)) on the Article 95 List for product types 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 12 and 22.

Applications & Uses

Home Care Applications
I&I Cleaning Applications
Product Applications

Maquat ® MQ2525M-50 is a US EPA registered manufacturing use product (MUP) which limits its use to registered end use products (EUP) like but not limited to sanitizers, disinfectants and other FIFRA regulated applications. Formulators using this product are responsible for providing data for the EPA registration of their formulated products. Refer to the EPA master label for full list of antimicrobial formulation options.


Physical Form
Clear colorless to light straw liquid (at 25°C)
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Active Content Quaternary50wt%-
Free Amine + Free Amine Hydrochloric Acidmax. 3.0wt%-
pH (at 10% Solution)6.0 - 9.0--
Color (as is)max. 120-APHA
Density8.02 - 8.18lbs/gal-
Flash Pointmin. 221°F-
Freeze Point0.0°C-

Regulatory & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
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Packaging Information

Maquat® MQ2525M-50 is available in 440 lb. poly drums, 2200 lb. poly totes and bulk quantities.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
2 years
Storage and Handling Information

Mason Chemical recommends that Maquat® MQ2525M-50 should be stored in sealed containers and kept at temperatures not lower than 35°F nor higher than 120°F. Avoid overheating or freezing. If material becomes frozen it should be heated gently and stirred to ensure it is homogeneous before use. Maquat® MQ2525M-50 is not damaged by freezing.