Glycols, polyethylene, mono(p-(1,1,3,3-t = Octoxynol = Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(4-(18.104.22.168.-tetramethyl-butyl)phenyl)-omega-hydroxy-
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
REACH status, appears on
Hazard class and category code(s)
No harmonized CLP classification
Octylphenol etoxilate; Octylphenoletoxilate; OPEs; Polyethylene glycol octylphenol ether; Ethoxylated octylphenol; Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl),alpha-(octylphenyl)omega-hydroxy-, branched
Yes, In drinking water, air, sediment and sludge
Source: DOW, ERMA
Triton X surfactants. Uses for octylethoxylates are similar to those of nonylphenol ethoxylates.
Technical function of substances
wetting agent, emulsifier, detergent