Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(octylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-branched

CAS Number
Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(octylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-branched
SIN Groups
Glycol ethers
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Octylphenolethoxylates are reported to have endocrine disrupting properties. They are the precursors of  Octylphenol which is a persistent substance. It has been found in the environment.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2008 September
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
No harmonized CLP classification

Chemical information

Octylphenol etoxilate; Octylphenoletoxilate; OPEs; Polyethylene glycol octylphenol ether; Ethoxylated octylphenol; Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl),alpha-(octylphenyl)omega-hydroxy-, branched
(Bio)monitoring data
Yes, In drinking water, air, sediment and sludge
Possible uses
Source: DOW, ERMA
Triton X surfactants. Uses for octylethoxylates are similar to those of nonylphenol ethoxylates.
Technical function of substances
Source: DOW
wetting agent, emulsifier, detergent