Chlorhexidine acetate

Basic Information

INCI Adopted Name: Chlorhexidine acetate
CAS Registry No.: 56-95-1
Molecular Formula: C26H38CL2N10O4
Molecular Weight: 625.55
Synonyms: Chlorhexidine Acatate (Hibitane)


Chlorhexidine acetate is cationic surfactant, wide antimicrobial spectrum, for most gram-positive and negative bacteria killing effect, is also effective to pseudomonas aeruginosa. Used in hand before surgery, skin, plane surface and instruments disinfection.

Physical properties

Melting point 153-156℃
Water solubility 1.9g/100mL (20℃)
Solubility H2O: 15mg/mL, clear



Item Specification
Appearance A white or almost white, micro crystalline powder
Infrared Absorption Infrared absorption spectrohotometry confirm
Residue on ignition NMT 0.15%
Organic Impurities NMT 3.0%
Limit of p-chloroaniline NMT 500ppm
Loss on drying NMT 3.5%
Assay Chlorhexidine Acetate MT 97.5%


25kg/ barrel.
*Special requirements can be negotiated



Do not store in direct sunlight. Store in a tightly closed container.

Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.

Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation.

Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas.

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.



1, Wash hands before disinfection

2 ,The surgical field, its effect is similar to tincture of iodine.

3, Skin or wound disinfection, or wash the wound.

4, Surgical instruments disinfection. Soak disinfection storage devices.

5 ,The disinfection burn or scald.

6, Rooms, furniture and other disinfection.

7 ,For pharyngeal buccal inflammation and oral ulcer effectively