Nonylphenol, branched, ethoxylated

CAS Number
68412-54-4
Name
Nonylphenol, branched, ethoxylated
SIN Groups
Glycol ethers
Alkylphenols
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
CoRAP 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

Synonyms
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
EC number
500-209-1
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
100 - 1000 tonnes per annum
(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
Registered use(s) - Sector End Use (SU)
Source: ECHA
SU 2a: Mining (without offshore industries)
Registered use(s) - Environmental Release Category (ERC)
Source: ECHA
ERC 1: Manufacture of substances
ERC 2: Formulation of preparations
ERC 4: Industrial use of processing aids in processes and products, not becoming part of articles
Registered use(s) - Process Category (PROC)
Source: ECHA
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
PROC 1: Use in closed process, no likelihood of exposure
PROC 2: Use in closed, continuous  process with occasional controlled exposure
PROC 3: Use in closed batch process (synthesis or formulation)
PROC 4: Use in batch and other process (synthesis) where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at non-dedicated facilities
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at dedicated facilities
68412-54-4

Producers

Company Group
Company Name
BASF

BASF SE, Carl-Bosch-Str. 38 67056 Ludwigshafen am Rhein Rheinland-Pfalz Germany , , Germany

BASF SE , Carl-Bosch-Str. 38 67056 Ludwigshafen am Rhein Rheinland-Pfalz Germany, , Germany

Nouryon

Nouryon Surface Chemistry AB, Stenunge Allé 3 - S-44485 Stenungsund - Sweden, , Sweden

Nouryon Surface Chemistry AB, Stenunge Allé 3 - S-44485 Stenungsund - Sweden, , Sweden

Nouryon Surface Chemistry AB, Stenunge Allé 3 - S-44485 Stenungsund - Sweden, , Sweden

Source: ECHA