Agent Name

Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(4-nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-, branched

CAS Number

127087-87-0

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Polyethylene glycol mono(branched p-nonylphenyl) ether; Polyethylene glycol, mono(p-nonylphenyl) ether, branched; [ChemIDplus] Nonylphenol polyethylene glycol ether; Nonylphenol ethoxylate; Tergitol NP-4 surfactant; alpha-(4-Nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl)- branched; [RTECS] TERGITOL NP-9 SURFACTANT; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

Yellow liquid with a mild odor; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as a multi-purpose surfactant; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Comments

Causes other liver changes in 6-day intermittent intraperitoneal studies (non-mammalian species); [RTECS] An eye irritant that may cause corneal injury; Harmful by inhalation; This family of compounds has demonstrated effects to the liver and kidney, fetal toxicity (at doses maternally toxic), no teratogenicity, and no carcinogenicity in experimental animals and no skin sensitization in human studies; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Vapor pressure < 0.01 mm Hg at 20 deg C; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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