Agent Name

Alcohols, C9-11, ethoxylated

CAS Number

68439-46-3

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

C9-11 Pareth-3; C9-11 Pareth-6; C9-11 Pareth-8; Pareth-91-3; Pareth-91-6; Pareth-91-8; (C9-C11) Alkyl alcohol, ethoxylate; (C9-C11)Alkyl alcohol ethoxylate; Ethoxylated C9-11 alcohols; Neodol 91-6; Polyethylene glycol, nonyl, decyl, undecyl ether; Alkyl(C9-11) alcohol, ethoxylated; [ChemIDplus] TOMADOL 91-6 LS SURFACTANT; [Air Products MSDS]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

Colorless liquid with mild odor; [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 somnolence, ataxia, and diarrhea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats and dermal lethal-dose studies of rabbits; Causes weight loss and changes in phosphorus and potassium in 13-week intermittent dermal studies of rats; [RTECS] A mild skin and moderate eye irritant; May cause serious eye injury; Harmful by ingestion; [Air Products MSDS]

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