4-tert-Octylphenyl PEG ether
Glycols, polyethylene, mono(p-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl) ether
PEG Octyl phenyl ether
Polyethylene glycol octyl phenyl ether
Polyoxyethylene octyl phenyl ether
Appearance: colorless liquid to paste to solid.
Odor: faint characteristic odor.
Solubility: dispersed in water to soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 1800mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 1900mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 3800mg/Kg;
mouse intravenous LD50: 1200mg/Kg.
Ecology: be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: hardly degradable.
Characteristics: excellent wetting, permeating, emulsifying, cleansing, dispersing, solubilizing abilities.
Notes: (1), can not be used in children cleaning products. (2), byproduct 1,4-dioxane: carcinogen to animal, possible carcinogen (Group 2B) to human; if content is minimal, usually does not cause to harm.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
pH (25℃, 1%)
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as wetting agent, permeating agent widely.
Use as cleansing agent, emulsifying agent widely. eg: personal care products, household cleaning, industrial cleaning, textile, leather, chemical fiber.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Leveling agent in textile, dye.
Use as solubilizing agent.
Use as defoaming agent (low EO).
OP-1 (cas: 2315-67-5)
OP-3 (cas: 2315-62-0)
OP-5 (cas: 2315-64-2)
OP-10 (cas: 2315-66-4)