4-Nonylphenol, ethoxylated

CAS Number
4-Nonylphenol, ethoxylated
SIN Groups
Glycol ethers
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
2008 September
REACH status, appears on
Source: ESIS
Candidate list
Restriction list (annex XVII)
Registration information
Source: ESIS
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
No harmonized CLP classification

Chemical information

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
EC number
(Bio)monitoring data
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.
Possible uses
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


Company Group
Company Name
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