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Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) - Identification, toxicity, use, water pollution potential, ecological toxicity and regulatory information

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Identifying information, including synonyms, ID numbers, use type, chemical classification, a link to a list of all products containing this chemical and a list of the top crops this pesticide is used on in California.
Signs and symptoms of poisoning, first aid, and links to treatment information for this chemical.
Link to information on toxicity to humans, including carcinogenicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity, neurotoxicity, and acute toxicity.
Links to world-wide registration status as well as regulatory information for the U.S. and California.
Water quality standards and physical properties affecting water contamination potential.
Toxicity to aquatic organisms.
List of chemicals in the same family, including breakdown products, salts, esters, isomers, and other derivatives.
 

Chemical Identification and Use for Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO)

Basic Identification Information About This Chemical
Chemical Name: Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO)
CAS Number: 68439-46-3
U.S. EPA PC Code:
CA DPR Chem Code: 2700
Molecular Weight: 0
Use Type: Adjuvant
Chem Class: Polyalkyloxy Compound
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Additional Resources About This Chemical Class and Use Type
Historical Use of this Chemical
Top five crops and sites for this pesticide in California
Almonds   Wine Grapes   Oranges   Rice   Walnuts  
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Other Names for this Chemical
About Chemical Synonyms
2700 (CA DPR Chem Code) ) , 68439-46-3 (CAS number) , 68439463 (CAS number without hyphens) , Alcohol Ethoxylate , Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) , ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATE (C9-C11,6 EO) , AlcoholethoxylateC9C116EO , Alcohols, C9-11, ethoxylated , ALPHA-ALKYL (C9-C11)-OMEGA-HYDROXYPOLY(OXYETHYLENE) , ALPHA-ALKYL (C9-C11)-OMEGA-HYDROXYPOLY(OXYETHYLENE) (CA DPR Chem Code Text ) , Alpha-alkyl(c9-c11)-omega-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene) , Neodol 91-6
 
Products Containing This Chemical
Current and historic U.S. registered products
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Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) Poisoning

NOTE! There may be other diseases and chemicals that have similar symptoms.

If you have a poisoning emergency in the United States call 1-800-222-1222.
If the victim has collapsed or is unconscious, call 911.

Sorry! No symptoms for this chemical or chemical group are available. See related chemicals for possible additional information.

 
 

Toxicity Information for Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO)

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Summary Toxicity Information

PAN Bad Actor
Chemical
1
Acute
Toxicity
2
Carcinogen Cholinesterase
Inhibitor
Ground
Water Contaminant
Developmental or
Reproductive Toxin
Endocrine
Disruptor
Not Listed
No
 
Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category. Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence summary assessment. For additional information on toxicity from scientific journals or registration documents, see the "Additional Resources for Toxicity " section of the chemical detail page.
1. PAN Bad Actors are chemicals that are one or more of the following: highly acutely toxic, cholinesterase inhibitor, known/probable carcinogen, known groundwater pollutant or known reproductive or developmental toxicant. NOTE! Because there are no authoritative lists of Endocrine Disrupting (ED) chemicals, EDs are not yet considered PAN Bad Actor chemicals.
2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.

Detailed Toxicity Information

This Chemical
Parent Chemical 
Acute Toxicity 2
Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) Alcohols, C6, C8 & C10, ethoxylated, propoxylated mix with alcohols, C12-15, ethoxylated
WHO Acute Hazard
TRI Acute Hazard
Material Safety Data Sheets
Acute rating from U.S. EPA product label
U.S. NTP Acute Toxicity Studies
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Cholinesterase Inhibitor
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Available
No Consensus Value
No NTP Studies

No
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Available
No Consensus Value
No NTP Studies

No
2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.
 
Cancer Information
Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) Alcohols, C6, C8 & C10, ethoxylated, propoxylated mix with alcohols, C12-15, ethoxylated
IARC Carcinogens
U.S. NTP Carcinogens
California Prop 65 Known Carcinogens
U.S. EPA Carcinogens
TRI Carcinogen
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Not Listed
 
Endocrine Disruption
Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) Alcohols, C6, C8 & C10, ethoxylated, propoxylated mix with alcohols, C12-15, ethoxylated
Illinois EPA list
Keith list
Colborn list
Benbrook list
Danish Inert list
EU list
Not Listed
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Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity
Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) Alcohols, C6, C8 & C10, ethoxylated, propoxylated mix with alcohols, C12-15, ethoxylated
CA Prop 65 Developmental Toxin
U.S. TRI Developmental Toxin
CA Prop 65 Female Reproductive Toxin
CA Prop 65 Male Reproductive Toxin
U.S. TRI Reproductive Toxin
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Chemicals of Special Concern
Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) Alcohols, C6, C8 & C10, ethoxylated, propoxylated mix with alcohols, C12-15, ethoxylated
PAN Bad Actors
PAN Dirty Dozen list
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

Water Pollution Potential and Criteria for Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO)

Water Pollution Potential

This Chemical
Parent Chemical
  Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) Alcohols, C6, C8 & C10, ethoxylated, propoxylated mix with alcohols, C12-15, ethoxylated
PAN Ground Water Contaminant Rating Insufficient Data Insufficient Data
 
Physical Property Data Related to Water Contamination Potential
Water Solubility (Avg, mg/L)
Adsorption Coefficient (Koc)
Hydrolysis Half-life (Avg, Days)
Aerobic Soil Half-life (Avg, Days)
Anaerobic Soil Half-life (Avg, Days)
70.0
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-
-
-
 
 

Sorry, no water quality standards or criteria have been established for this chemical by the U.S. or Canadian governments; however, there may be criteria established for related chemicals.

 

Regulatory Information for Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO)

International Regulatory Status

This Chemical
Parent Chemical 
 
UNEP Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP)
UNEP Prior Informed Consent Chemical (PIC)
WHO Obsolete Pesticide
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

U.S. and California Regulatory Status

U.S. EPA Registered
U.S. EPA Hazardous Air Pollutant
U.S. EPA Minimum Risk Pesticide (25b list)

CA Registered
CA Groundwater Contaminant
CA Toxic Air Contaminant
No
Not Listed
No

Yes
Not Listed
Not Listed
No
Not Listed
No

Yes
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

Maximum Tolerance and Residue Levels

Codex Alimentarius
   (UN FAO Maximum Residue Limits)
U.S. Maximum Tolerance Levels
European Union Maximum Residue Levels
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Ecotoxicity for Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO)

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Aquatic Ecotoxicity

All Toxic Effects for Organism Group
Organism Group Effects Noted
Annelida Population
Fish Growth, Mortality
Zooplankton Feeding Behavior, Intoxication, Mortality, Population
~ Un-Assigned Population
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Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group
Organism Group Average Acute Toxicity Acute Toxicity Range
Fish Moderately Toxic Moderate Toxicity
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Terrestrial Ecotoxicity

Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group

Sorry, no honeybee acute toxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

Note: Population-level effects on honeybees may occur even if a pesticide has low acute toxicity. For example, certain pesticides interfere with honeybee reproduction, ability to navigate, or temperature regulation, any of which can have an effect on long-term survival of honeybee colonies. The neonicotinoids, pyrethroids and keto-enol pesticides are some types of pesticides causing one or more of these effects.
Honeybee Chronic Toxicity

Sorry, no honeybee chronic toxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

Related Chemicals for Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO)

CAS Number Relation Reason Chemical Name Chem Detail Symptoms California Use Chem Use Type U.S. EPA Reg PAN Bad Actor
Parent P Alcohols, C6, C8 & C10, ethoxylated, propoxylated mix with alcohols, C12-15, ethoxylated View View View Adjuvant No Not Listed
Parent P Ethoxylated linear alcohols View View View Adjuvant No Not Listed
68439-46-3 Related 15 Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) View View View Adjuvant No Not Listed
68154-97-2 Related 15 Alcohols, C10-12, ethoxylated propoxylated View View View No Not Listed
66455-15-0 Related Alcohols, C10-14, ethoxylated View View View No Not Listed
68002-97-1 Related Alcohols, C10-16, ethoxylated View View View No Not Listed
68439-51-0 Related 15 Alcohols, C12-14, ethoxylated propoxylated View View View No Not Listed
84133-50-6 Related Alcohols, C12-14-secondary, ethoxylated View View View No Not Listed
68551-13-3 Related 15 Alcohols, C12-15, ethoxylated propoxylated View View View No Not Listed
120313-48-6 Related 15 Alcohols, C12-15-branched and linear, ethoxylated propoxylated View View View No Not Listed
68551-12-2 Related Alcohols, C12-16, ethoxylated View View View No Not Listed
68213-23-0 Related Alcohols, C12-18, ethoxylated View View View No Not Listed
68002-96-0 Related 15 Alcohols, C16-18, ethoxylated propoxylated View View View No Not Listed
70879-83-3 Related Alcohols, C6-10, ethoxylated View View View No Not Listed
68987-81-5 Related 15 Alcohols, C6-10, ethoxylated propoxylated View View View No Not Listed
68439-45-2 Related Alcohols, C6-12, ethoxylated View View View No Not Listed
69013-18-9 Related 15 Alcohols, C8-18, ethoxylated propoxylated View View View No Not Listed
Related 15 Alkylaryl polyalkoxylated alcohols View View View Adjuvant No Not Listed
Related 15 Ethoxylated alkylphenol View View View Adjuvant, Soap/Surfactant No Not Listed
Related 15 Ethoxylated linear alcohol (100% C12-C15) sulfate View View View Adjuvant, Soap/Surfactant No Not Listed
Related 15 Linear alcohol alkoxylate View View View Adjuvant No Not Listed
63393-82-8 Related 15 Neodol 25 View View View No Not Listed
Related 15 Polyoxyethylene linear primary alcohols View View View Adjuvant No Not Listed
 
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