Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(isooctylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-
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Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(isooctylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy-
Alias
Octoxynol
PEG Octyl phenyl ether
Polyethylene glycol octyl phenyl ether
Polyoxyethylene octyl phenyl ether
(Isooctylphenoxy)polyethoxyethanol
Ethoxylated isooctylphenol
OP
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Polyether
CAS No.
9004-87-9
Structural Formula
R: iso-C8.
Properties
Appearance: colorless liquid to paste to solid.
Odor: faint characteristic odor.
Solubility: dispersed in water to soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: 7900mg/Kg;
mouse intravenous LD50: 4450mg/Kg.
Reproductive effect.
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.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
98
 
pH (25℃, 1%)
5.0-7.0
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
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.
Product members
OP-7
OP-70
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 9004-87-9
Update: 20130731(1);

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