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ATC Group: D08AJ Quaternary ammonium compounds

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
D
Dermatologicals
2
D08
Antiseptics and disinfectants
3
D08A
Antiseptics and disinfectants
4
D08AJ
Quaternary ammonium compounds

Contents

Code
Title
D08AJ01
Benzalkonium
D08AJ02
Cetrimonium
D08AJ03
Cetylpyridinium
D08AJ04
Cetrimide
D08AJ05
Benzoxonium chloride
D08AJ06
Didecyldimethylammonium chloride
D08AJ08
Benzethonium chloride
D08AJ10
Decamethoxine
D08AJ57
Octenidine, combinations
D08AJ58
Benzethonium chloride, combinations
D08AJ59
Dodeclonium bromide, combinations

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Benzalkonium chloride
Benzoxonium chloride

Benzoxonium chloride is an antiseptic/disinfectant.

Cetrimide

Cetrimide is a quaternary ammonium cationic disinfectant with bactericidal activity against gram-positive and some gram-negative organisms. Cetrimide is relatively ineffective against viruses.

Cetylpyridinium

Cetylpyridinium is an antiseptic with activity against both gram positive and gram negative organisms.

Octenidine