4-Nonylphenol, branched, ethoxylated
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
This substance is concluded to be an SVHC by the ECHA member state commitee because of its endocrine disruptive properties in the environment.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
REACH status, appears on
Restriction list (annex XVII)
Hazard class and category code(s)
No harmonized CLP classification
NPE; Poly(oxy1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-; Poly(oxy1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(4-nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-; Poly(oxy1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(isononylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-; Poly(oxy1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-, branched; Poly(oxy1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(4-nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-, branched; nonylphenol polyethylene glycol ether; nonoxynol (CAS 26027-38-3); ethononylphenol; polyoxyethylene nonylphenol ether; nonylphenoxypoly (ethyleneoxy) ethanol; Nonylphenolethoxylate
Yes, Alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEs), including nonylphenolethoxylate, have been detected in air, water (incl. drinking water, rivers, coastal seawaters), marshlands, marine and estuarine sediments, soil and biota (eg. benthic invertebrates), sewage sludges.
Source: KEMi 2007; ERMA (2001)
Textile, paper and pulp processing, paints, resins, protective coatings, detergents, veterinary medicines, pesticides, steel manufacturing, consumer products like cosmetics, cleaners, paints.; Glue, textile, paper, cosmetics, detergents, paints.
Technical function of substances
Source: KEMi 2007
Emulsifier, surfactant, dispersing and wetting agent