Quaternary ammonium is a derivative of ammonia; it is a disinfectant used in the food industry and in agriculture.



Used as a bactericide, fungicide and virucide. General sanitation of kitchen utensils and equipment in hospitals, toilets, medical instruments, disinfection of meat, and food processing plants. Used for the disinfection clothes in laundries, homes, etc. To control and inhibit fungi in foot baths. Used to control algae in pools. Used as antiseptics for cow skin and udder disinfection, as well as for milking personnel. Used in the paper and textile industries to provide bacteriostatic properties, controlling, and inhibiting microbial growth. To control microorganisms found in the injection water used in secondary oil recovery.

Technical criteria.