CAS Number
SIN Groups
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Substance is concluded to be an endocrine disruptor SVHC by ECHA Member State Committee.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2008 September
REACH status, appears on
Source: ESIS
Candidate list
Registration information
Source: ESIS
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
No harmonized CLP classification

Chemical information

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.
EC number
(Bio)monitoring data
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).
Possible uses
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


Company Group
Company Name
Hitachi Chemical

Hitachi Chemical Europe GmbH, Berliner Allee 22 40212 Duesseldorf Germany Germany , , Germany

Service Provider

Sustainability Support Services (Europe) AB, Markaskälsvägen 6 22647 Lund Sweden , , Sweden

Sustainability Support Services (Europe) AB , Markaskälsvägen 6 22647 Lund Sweden, , Sweden

Source: ECHA