Choline Chloride

Chemical Description

Choline chloride is an organic compound that is found in many plant and animal organs. It is an essential nutrient that plays a key role in proper functioning of many biological processes. It is a white, odorless powder that fully dissolves in liquid and is a quaternary ammonia salt.
Common Industrial Uses of Choline Chloride

Choline Chloride is a most often used as a dietary supplement in animal feeds and as a supplement in humans. This essential nutrient is often grouped with B complex vitamins and has been shown to optimize animal growth by building, regulating, and maintaining cell membrane integrity and porosity. It also aids in normal maturation of bone cartilage. Choline Chloride is also an essential nutrient in human fetal development. Choline chloride is also often used in the Oil & Gas Industry as a clay stabilizer.

Choline Chloride in the Oil & Gas Industry

Chemical Formula

  • (CH3)3N(Cl)CH2CH2OH


  • 67-48-1

Minimum Order Quantity

(40,000 pounds)

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Safety Considerations

Users should avoid inhaling choline chloride powder as there is a risk of lung irritation. Eye shields and gloves are recommended when handling choline chloride powder. As an ingested supplement, there are no adverse side effects when taken as directed. Choline chloride toxicity could result in sweating, body odor, or gastrointestinal issues such as diarrhea and vomiting.

Common Names / Also Known as

  • Hepacholine
  • Biocolina
  • Lipotril

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