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Denatonium Saccharide

Denatonium is a quaternary ammonium cation. It is a compound of a salt with an inert anion like benzoate or saccharide. It was discovered in 1958 during research on local anesthetics by MacFarlan Smith of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Denatonium saccharide is available under trade names such as BITTERANT-s.It is the most bitter chemical compound known, with bitterness thresholds of 0.01 ppm for the saccharide. It is used as an aversive agent (bitterant) to prevent inappropriate ingestion.In industry it is used to denature ethanol and in cosmetics it is used as an anti-nail biting agent in nail varnishes.

Product Details

Category Cosmetic Raw Materials
Industrial Products
Price POA
CAS Number 90823-38-4
Formula C28H33N3O4S
Molecular Weight 507.64
Purity 95%
Appearance White crystalline powder
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions Room temperature

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