Agent Name

Polyethylene glycol mono(octylphenyl) ether

CAS Number

9036-19-5

Formula

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

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Nonidet P-40; Octoxynol-1; Octoxynol-16; Octoxynol-20; Octoxynol-30; PEG-1 Octyl phenyl ether; PEG-16 Octyl phenyl ether; PEG-20 Octyl phenyl ether; PEG-30 Octyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol (16) octyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol (30) octyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol 1000 octyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (16) octyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (20) octyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (30) octyl phenyl ether; Alkasurf OP; Alkasurf OP 10; Alkasurf OP 12; Alkasurf OP 40; Alkasurf OP 5; Alkasurf OP 8; Antarox CA 420; Antarox CA 520; Antarox CA 620; Antarox CA 897; CA 897; Cemulsol OP 16; Cemulsol P 9; Charger E; Delonic OPE 10; Disponil A 4065EXP; EP 680; Emulgen 808; Emulgen 810; Emulgen 810S; Emulgen 840S; Emulsifier OP; Ethoxylated octyl phenol; Ethoxylated octylphenol; Ethylan CP; Ethylan CPX; Glycols, polyethylene, mono((1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl) ether; HS 2045; HS 208; HS 215; Hydrol; Hydrol (surfactant); Hyonic OP 9; Hyonic PE 260; Igepal CA; Igepal CA 210; Igepal CA 300; Igepal CA 360; Igepal CA 420; Igepal CA 520; Igepal CA 620; Igepal CA 630; Igepal CA 720; Igepal CA 877; Igepal CA 887; Igepal CA 890; Igepal CA 897; Invadin JFC 800; Macol 10; Macol 10SP; NP-40; Neutronyx 622; Neutronyx 675; Nonidet P40; Nonion HS 206; Nonion HS 208; OP 1062; OPE-3; Octyl phenol EO (16); Octyl phenol EO (20); Octylphenol EO (3); Octylphenoxypoly(ethoxy ethanol); Octylphenoxypoly(ethoxyethanol); Octylphenoxypoly(ethyleneoxy)ethanol; Poly(ethylene oxide)octylphenyl ether; Poly(oxyethylene)octylphenol ether; Poly(oxyethylene)octylphenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol mono(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol octylphenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene monooctylphenyl ether; Secopal OP 20; Synperonic OP; Synperonic OP 10; T 45 (Polyglycol); T45; Triton X 114; Triton X 15; Triton X 207; tert-Octylphenoxy poly(oxyethylene)ethanol; Polyethylene glycol octylphenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl ether; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polyoxyethylenes

Description

Clear colorless or pale yellow liquid (n < 15); Hygroscopic (n >= 5); (n = avg # moles of ethylene oxide); [CHEMINFO] Clear pale yellow viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as non-ionic detergent; [ChemIDplus] A nonionic surfactant polymer similar to octoxynol that has been used as a spermicide; [REPROTOX] "Polyethylene glycol octylphenyl ether is a mixture of polymers with varying chain lengths. The polymeric content is generally greater than 98%." [CHEMINFO]

Comments

An irritant; May cause serious eye injury; [MSDSonline]

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