Agent Name

Castor oil, ethoxylated

CAS Number

61791-12-6

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Emulphor EL620; PEG-10 Castor oil; PEG-100 Castor oil; PEG-11 Castor oil; PEG-15 Castor oil; PEG-2 Castor oil; PEG-20 Castor oil; PEG-200 Castor oil; PEG-25 Castor oil; PEG-26 Castor oil; PEG-3 Castor oil; PEG-30 Castor oil; PEG-33 Castor oil; PEG-35 Castor oil; PEG-36 Castor oil; PEG-4 Castor oil; PEG-40 Castor oil; PEG-5 Castor oil; PEG-50 Castor oil; PEG-54 Castor oil; PEG-55 Castor oil; PEG-60 Castor oil; PEG-8 Castor oil; PEG-9 Castor oil; Polyethoxylated castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (100) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (11) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (15) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (25) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (26) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (3) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (30) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (33) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (35) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (5) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (50) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (54) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (55) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol (60) castor oil; Polyethylene glycol 1000 castor oil; Polyethylene glycol 1800 castor oil; Polyethylene glycol 200 castor oil; Polyethylene glycol 2000 castor oil; Polyethylene glycol 400 castor oil; Polyethylene glycol 450 castor oil; Polyethylene glycol 500 castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (10) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (100) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (11) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (15) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (2) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (20) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (200) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (25) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (26) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (3) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (30) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (33) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (35) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (36) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (4) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (40) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (5) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (50) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (54) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (55) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (60) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (8) castor oil; Polyoxyethylene (9) castor oil; Polyoxyl 35 Castor oil; Polyoxyl 35 castor oil [NF]; Actinol CS 40; Alkamuls EL 620; Alkamuls OR 36; Alkasurf CO 10; Alkasurf CO 15; Alkasurf CO 25B; Alkasurf CO 40; AQ 250; Arlatone 285; Arlatone 650; Atlas G 1281; Atlas G 1300; Bio-Soft HR 40; Bio-Soft HR 55; Castor oil polyoxyethylene ether; Castor oil, ethylene glycol polymer; Castor oil, ethylene oxide reaction product; Castor oil, polyethoxylated; Cemulsol BR; Chemax CO; Cremaphor; Cremophor EL; Cremophor ELP; Emanon CH 80; Emulan EL; Emulan ELP; Emulphor EL 620; Emulphor EL 620P; Emulphor EL 719; Emulphor EL 749; Emulphor EL 980; Emulphor EL-620; Emulpon EL 40; Emulsogen EL; Emulsogen EL 400; EO 90; Ethofor RO 40; Ethox CO 25; Ethox CO 30; Ethoxylated castor oil; Etocas 35; Etocas 40; Etocas 5; Eumulgin HRE 40; Eumulgin RO 40; Eumulgin RT 40; G 1300; Hairikku AQ 250; HCO 505; Heliwet EO 33; Hextoxide C 15; Hextoxide C 25; Polyoxyethylated castor oil; [ChemIDplus] Kolliphor EL; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in water treatment chemicals, biocidal products, lubricants-greases, leather tanning, dyeing, finishing products, cosmetics-personal care products, emulsifiers, washing-cleaning products, metal surface treatment products (including those for galvanizing and electroplating), metal working, hydraulic, and heat transfer fluids, mining, non-metal surface treatment products, hydraulic fluids, polishes-waxes, processing aids (i.e. pH regulators, flocculants, and precipitants), laboratory chemicals, flux coating/core welding and soldering products, and to make fine chemicals, plastics, and fabricated metal products; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Causes diffuse hepatitis and tremor in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (LDLo = 1 mL/kg); [RTECS] Not a skin irritant in rabbits; No evidence of toxicity to fertility, teratogenicity, or carcinogenicity in animal studies; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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