Agent Name

Alcohols, C12-15, ethoxylated

CAS Number

68131-39-5

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

C12-15 Pareth-11; C12-15 Pareth-12; C12-15 Pareth-2; C12-15 Pareth-3; C12-15 Pareth-4; C12-15 Pareth-5; C12-15 Pareth-7; C12-15 Pareth-9; Neodol-12; Pareth-25-12; Pareth-25-2; Pareth-25-3; Pareth-25-4; Pareth-25-5; Pareth-25-7; Pareth-25-9; Adekatol SO 160; Alfonic 1012-40; C 1215AE30; Dobanol 25-11; Dobanol 25-7; Dobanol 25-9; Dobanox 25I; Emersist 7232; Enordet AE 1215-30; Enordet AE 1215-9.4; Ethoxylated C12-15 alcohols; Genapol OX 030; Imbentin C 125/85; Imbentin L 125/094; Neodol 25-12; Neodol 25-3; Neodol 25-7; Neodol 25-9; Neonol P 1215-12; Neonol P 1215-3; Neonol P 1215-6; Neonol P 1215-8; Neonol P 1215-9; Nonidet R 12; Nonidet R 7; Pareth 25; Pareth 25-7; Poly(ethylene oxide) ether with (C12-C15)linear primary alcohols; Polyethoxylated (C12-C15) linear primary saturated alcohols; Polyethylene glycol, (C12-C15) alkyl ethers; Polyethylene glycol, linear (C12-C15)alkyl alcohols ether; Rhodasurf 25-3; Sandoxylat A 25-7; Serdox NES; Serdox NES 8; Slovasol 2530; Slovasol 3520R; Tergitol 25L; Tergitol 25L12; Tergitol 25L3; Tergitol 25L5; Tergitol 25L7; Tergitol 25L9; Teric 12A; Teric 12A23; Teric 12A23B; Teric 12A8; Teric G 12A; Teric G 12A6; Teric G 12A8; Teric LA 4; Teric LA 8; [ChemIDplus] TOMADOL 25-3 SURFANCTANT; [Air Products MSDS] UN3082

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

Hazy liquid with a mild odor; mp = 2.2-11.1 deg C; [Air Products MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as a detergent; [Air Products MSDS] Alcohol ethoxylates are used as surfactants in laundry detergents, surface cleaners, cosmetics, pesticides, textiles, and paint; [Wikipedia]

Comments

Causes ataxia in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A mild skin and severe eye irritant; May cause serious eye injury; [Air Products MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

VP = 0.10 mm Hg at 37.8 deg C; [Air Products MSDS] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s."

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