Agent Name

Polyethylene glycol nonylphenyl ether

CAS Number

9016-45-9

Formula

(C2-H4-O)mult-C15-H24-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Nonoxynol-3; Nonoxynol-30; Nonoxynol-4; Nonoxynol-44; PEG-13 Nonyl phenyl ether; PEG-15 Nonyl phenyl ether; PEG-3 Nonyl phenyl ether; PEG-30 Nonyl phenyl ether; PEG-4 Nonyl phenyl ether; PEG-44 Nonyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol (13) nonyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol (15) nonyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol (3) nonyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol (30) nonyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol (44) nonyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol 200 nonyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (13) nonyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (15) nonyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (3) nonyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (30) nonyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (4) nonyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (44) nonyl phenyl ether; (Nonylphenoxy)polyethylene oxide; A 730; A 730 (surfactant); Adekatol NP; Adekatol NP 1000; Adekatol NP 1100; Adekatol NP 638; Adekatol NP 650; Adekatol NP 660; Adekatol NP 675; Adekatol NP 683; Adekatol NP 686; Adekatol NP 690; Adekatol NP 700; Adekatol NP 710; Adekatol NP 720; Adekatol NP 760; Adekatol NP 900; Afilan CVH; Agral; Agral 600; Agral 90; Agral LN; Agral Plus; Agral R; Akyporox NP 105; Akyporox NP 95; Alcosist PN; Alfenol; Alfenol 10; Alfenol 18; Alfenol 22; Alfenol 28; Alfenol 710; Alfenol 8; Alfenol N 8; Alkasurf NP; Alkasurf NP 11; Alkasurf NP 15; Alkasurf NP 8; Antarox 897; Antarox CO; Antarox CO 430; Antarox CO 530; Antarox CO 630; Antarox CO 730; Antarox CO 850; Arkopal N-090; Carsonon N-9; Chemax NP series; Conco NI-90; Dowfax 9N20; Emulgen - 913; Ethoxylated nonylphenol; Glycols, polyethylene, monononylphenyl ether; Igepal CO-630; Lissapol NX; Neutronyx 600; Nonoxinolum [INN-Latin]; Nonyl phenyl polyethylene glycol; Nonyl phenyl polyethylene glycol ether; Nonylphenol, polyoxyethylene ether; Nonylphenoxypoly(ethyleneoxy)ethanol, branched; Nonylphenoxypolyethoxyethanol; PEG-9 nonyl phenyl ether; Polyethylene glycol 450 nonyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene (9) nonyl phenyl ether; Polyoxyethylene nonylphenol; Polyoxyethylene(30) nonylphenyl ether; Protachem 630; Rewopol HV-9; Synperonic NX; Tergetol NP; Tergitol NP-10; Tergitol NPX; Tergitol TP-9 (nonionic); Triton N-100; Trycol NP-1; alpha-(Nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl); alpha-(Nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxypolyoxyethylene; omega-Hydroxy-alpha-(nonylphenyl)poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl); Nonyl phenol, ethoxylated; Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polyoxyethylenes

Description

Colorless liquid or white solid; [CAMEO] White or pale yellow solid; Hygroscopic (n >= 15; avg 15-100); Clear colorless or pale yellow liquid; Hygroscopic (n >= 5; avg 3-15); (n = avg # moles of ethylene oxide); [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used as surfactant; [HSDB] Used as non-ionic surfactant, emulsifier, and metal cleaner; Uses depend on the degree of polymerization; [CAMEO] Use as industrial chemical severely restricted in the EU; [eChemPortal: ESIS] "Polyethylene glycol nonylphenyl ether is a mixture of polymers with varying chain lengths. The polymeric content is generally greater than 98%." [CHEMINFO]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; A severe eye irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 29 mg/m3/8h

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