Agent Name

Octoxynol

CAS Number

9002-93-1

Formula

(C2-H4-O)mult-C14-H22-O

Major Category

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Synonyms

26-(4-Octylphenoxy)-3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24-octaoxahexacosan-1-ol; 26-(Octylphenoxy)-3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24-octaoxahexacosan-1-ol; 3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24-Octaoxahexacosan-1-ol, 26-(octylphenoxy)-; 32-(4-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl)phenoxy)-3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24,27,- 30-decaoxadotriacontan-1-ol; Octoxynol 9 [USAN:NF]; Octoxynol-11; Octoxynol-12; Octoxynol-25; Octoxynol-33; Octoxynol-40; Octoxynol-9; PEG-11 Octyl phenyl ether; PEG-12 Octyl phenyl ether; PEG-25 Octyl phenyl ether; PEG-33 Octyl phenyl ether; PEG-40 Octyl phenyl ether; PEG-9 Octyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol (11) octyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol (25) octyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol (33) octyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol 2000 octyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol 450 octyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol 600 octyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (11) octyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (12) octyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (25) octyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (33) octyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (40) octyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (9) octyl phenyl ether; 4-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated; 4-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl)phenyl hydroxypoly(oxyethylene); 4-tert-Octylphenyl peg ether; Alfenol 3; Alfenol 9; Antarox A-200; Conco nix-100; Ethoxylated p-tert-octylphenol; Glycols, polyethylene, mono(p-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl) ether; Hydrol SW; Hyonic pe-250; Igepal CA-630; Marlophen 820; Neutronyx 605; OPE 30; Octoxinol; Octoxinolum [INN-Latin]; Octoxynol 9; Octoxynol-3; Octyl phenol condensed with l2-l3 moles ethylene oxide; Octylphenoxypolyethoxyethanol; Ortho-gynol; Peg (P-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl) ether; Peg 4-isooctylphenyl ether; Peg 4-tert-octylphenyl ether; Peg P-tert-octylphenyl ether; Peg-9 octyl phenyl ether; Phenol, P-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)-, monoether with polyethylene glycol; Poletoxol; Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl)-omega-hydroxy-; Poly(oxyethylene)-p-tert-octylphenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol mono(4-octylphenyl) ether; Polyethylene glycol mono(octylphenyl) ether; Polyethylene glycol mono(p-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl) ether; Polyethylene glycol mono(p-tert-octylphenyl) ether; Polyethylene glycol monoether with p-tert-octylphenyl; Polyethylene glycol octylphenol ether; Polyethylene glycol p-1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutylphenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol p-octylphenyl ether (VAN); Polyethylene glycol p-tert-octylphenyl ether; Polyethyleneglycol 4-(tert-octyl)phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (13) octylphenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (9) octylphenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene mono(octylphenyl) ether (VAN); Polyoxyethylene octyl phenyl ether; Preceptin; TX 100; Texofor FP 300; Triton X; Triton X 100; Triton X 101; Triton X 165; Triton X 305; Triton X 35; Triton X 405; Triton X 45; Triton X 705; Triton X-100; Triton X-102; Triton x-45; alpha-(4-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl)phenyl)-omega-hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl); alpha-(P-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl)phenyl)-omega-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene); p-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl)phenol ethoxylate; p-tert-(Octylphenoxypolyethoxy)ethanol; Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(octylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-; Polyoxyethylene 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl ether; alpha-(p-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl)phenyl)-omega-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene) produced by the condensation of 1 mole of p-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol with a range of 30-70 moles of ethylene oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polyoxyethylenes

Description

Light yellow viscous liquid; [Merck Index] Colorless to pale yellow viscous liquid with a slight odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Mixture in which average number of ethylene oxide units (n) ranges from about 5-15; Used as a non-ionic detergent, emulsifier, and dispersing agent; Octoxynol-9 is used as a spermaticide; [Merck Index] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

No evidence of teratogenicity in rats; [REPROTOX] A mild skin and moderate eye irritant; Causes increased cellular and humoral immune responses in 3-day intermittent dermal studies of mice; [RTECS] A strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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