Product Description

Octenidine Dihydrochloride is a cationic surfactant, pyridine based molecule and is used extensively as an Antiseptic for tropical applications. It has been found in large area of application and is an alternative for older substances such as Chlorhexidine, Polividone- iodine and Triclosan.

It is used for the tropical application of wounds, atopic dermatitis, inflated eczema, vaginal applications, acne, and herpes and for controlling multidrug resistant pathogens.


Product Name Octenidine Dihydrochloride
CAS No. 70775-75-6
EINECS No. 274-861-8
Chemical Name N,N'-[Decane-1,10-diyldi-1(4H)-pyridyl-4-ylidene]bis(octylammonium) dichloride
Chemical Formula C 36 H 64 C 12 N 4
Molecular Weight 623.83
Synonyms N-octyl-1-[10-(4-octyliminopyridin-1-yl)decyl]pyridin-4-imine dihydrochloride.
N,N'-(decane-1,10-diyldipyridin-1-yl-4-ylidene)dioctan-1-amine dihydrochloride
Structure Octenidine Dihydrochloride

Technical Data

Description Parameter
Appearance White to off white powder
1) Infrared Spectroscopy

Matches with the standard
The retention time of the sample matches with the standard.
Moisture NMT 2.0%
Related Substances by HPLC
1) 4-Octyl Amino pyridine
2) Unknown individual impurity
3) Total impurities

NMT 0.1%
NMT 0.1%
NMT 0.5%
Purity (on dry Basis) 98 % - 100%




Store in a cool dry area. Protect it from extreme heat conditions.

Expiry Date

2 years from the date of manufacturing.


25 Kg HDPE bags or carton