Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Nonylphenol is an endocrine disruptor (cat 1) and is classified as possibly toxic for reproduction (R3), It is also persistent and bio-accumulative and it has been found in humans and the environment.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
REACH status, appears on
Hazard class and category code(s)
No harmonized CLP classification
NP, p-nonylphenol, 4-nonylphenol - branched, p-nonylphenol, Data from any of the isomers are generally assumed to be representative for nonylphenol (NP), which is used as the generic name for the isomeres.
Yes, in rivers, lakes, coastal-, ground-, effluent and drinking water, sediments, sewage sludge, algae, fish and seafood, wild mallard ducks and raw beef.; In human urine, >0.1 ug/l in 51% of samples (4-nonylphenol, which constitutes a fraction of the nonylphenol isomers in commercial mixtures).
Source: HSDB; El-Dakdoky & Helal (2007); Wada et al (2007); KEMI
Bactericides and fungicides, dyes, drugs, adhesives, resins, plasticizers, surface active agents; lubricating oils; petroleum processing; surfactants (esp. nonylphenolethoxylate)
Technical function of substances
Source: HSDB; CEPA (2001)
Stabilizer, surfactant, antioxidant, monomer and additive in polymer production and processing, catalyst
Sustainability Support Services (Europe) AB, Markaskälsvägen 6,22647, Lund, Sweden