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Quat 188 Cationic Monomer

Quat 188 is an aqueous solution of 3-chloro-2-hydroxypropyltrimethylammonium chloride. It is an effective cationic monomer used to modify natural and synthetic polymers to produce quaternary ammonium compounds with uses in the chemical processing, personal care products/cosmetics, pulp and paper, textiles and water management industries. Applications and contributions of Quat 188 include use in pH independent cationic starch for paper applications. It imparts antistatic properties, provides reactive sites for dye fixation and produces cationic coagulant.

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