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Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol - 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 Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol

Basic Identification Information About This Chemical
Chemical Name: Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol
CAS Number: 9016-45-9
127078-87-0
U.S. EPA PC Code: 079005
CA DPR Chem Code: 1743 (Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol. xxx)
1397 (Nonylphenol alkylphenol ethoxylate 6 mole. xxx)
3999 (Nonylphenol polyethylene glycol ether. xxx)
5755 (Nonyl Phenyl ethoxylate )
Molecular Weight: 0
Use Type: Adjuvant , Plant Growth Regulator , Soap/Surfactant
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   Pistachios   Alfalfa for Forage   Right of Way  
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Other Names for this Chemical
About Chemical Synonyms
(US EPA PC Code ) , 079005 (US EPA PC Code Text ) , 127078-87-0 (CAS number) , 127078870 (CAS number without hyphens) , 1397 (CA DPR Chem Code) (Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol. xxx)) , 1743 (CA DPR Chem Code) (Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol. xxx)) , 3999 (CA DPR Chem Code) (Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol. xxx)) , 5755 (CA DPR Chem Code) (Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol. xxx)) , 9016-45-9 (CAS number) , 9016459 , 9016459 (CAS number without hyphens) , A 730 , alpha-(Nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) , Alpha-(para-nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene) , ALPHA-(PARA-NONYLPHENYL)-OMEGA-HYDROXYPOLY(OXYETHYLENE) (CA DPR Chem Code Text (Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol. xxx)) , Ethoxylated nonylphenol , Ethoxylated P-Nonylphenol , Glycols, polyethylene, mono(nonylphenyl) ether , IGEPAL CO-630 (1/18/06 - Ashland Chemical MSDS) , Nonilfenol polioxitilenado , Nonoxinol , Nonoxynol , NONYL PHENOXY HYDROXYPOLY (OXYETHYLENE) , Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol , Nonyl Phenyl ethoxylate , Nonyl Phenyl ethoxylate (CA DPR Chem Code Text (Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol. xxx)) , Nonylphenol alkylphenol ethoxylate 6 mole , NONYLPHENOL ALKYPHENOL ETHOXYLATE 6 MOLE (CA DPR Chem Code Text (Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol. xxx)) , Nonylphenol ether polyoxyethyleneglycol , Nonylphenol ethoxylate , Nonylphenol polyethoxyle , Nonylphenol polyethylene glycol ether , NONYLPHENOL POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL ETHER (CA DPR Chem Code Text (Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol. xxx)) , Nonylphenol, polyoxyethylene ether , Nonylphenoxypoly(ethyleneoxy)ethanol , Nonylphenoxypolyethoxyethanol , Nonylphenoxypolyethyleneoxyethanol , POE nonylphenol , Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxy- , Polyoxyethylene nonylphenol , Tergitol NP-14 , Tergitol NP-27 , Tergitol NP-35 , Tergitol NP-40 , Tergitol NPX
 
Products Containing This Chemical
Current and historic U.S. registered products
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Signs and Symptoms of Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol 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 Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol

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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 Slight
No
Suspected
 
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

Acute Toxicity 2
Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol
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
Slightly Toxic

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
Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol
IARC Carcinogens
U.S. NTP Carcinogens
California Prop 65 Known Carcinogens
U.S. EPA Carcinogens
TRI Carcinogen
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 
Endocrine Disruption
Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol
Illinois EPA list
Keith list
Colborn list
Benbrook list
Danish Inert list
EU list
Not listed
Not listed
Not listed
Not listed
Yes
Yes
 
Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity
Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol
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
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 
Chemicals of Special Concern
Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol
PAN Bad Actors
PAN Dirty Dozen list
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

Water Pollution Potential and Criteria for Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol

Water Pollution Potential

PAN Ground Water Contaminant Rating Insufficient Data
 

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 Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol

International Regulatory Status

 
UNEP Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP)
UNEP Prior Informed Consent Chemical (PIC)
WHO Obsolete Pesticide
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
 

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 Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol

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Aquatic Ecotoxicity

All Toxic Effects for Organism Group
Organism Group Effects Noted
Amphibians Development, Growth, Mortality
Annelida Mortality
AquaticPlants Injury, Morphology
Cnidaria Population
Crustaceans Behavior, Biochemistry, Enzyme(s), Genetics, Mortality
Fish Accumulation, Behavior, Biochemistry, Enzyme(s), Growth, Hormone(s), Intoxication, Morphology, Mortality, Population, Reproduction
Molluscs Behavior, Development, Growth, Histology, Intoxication, Mortality, Reproduction
Phytoplankton Population
Zooplankton Development, Growth, Intoxication, Mortality
~ Un-Assigned Population
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Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group
Organism Group Average Acute Toxicity Acute Toxicity Range
Amphibians Moderately Toxic Moderate Toxicity
Annelida Moderately Toxic Moderate Toxicity
Crustaceans Slightly Toxic Not Acutely Toxic to Very High Toxicity
Fish Moderately Toxic Slight to Moderate Toxicity
Molluscs Slightly Toxic Slight to Moderate Toxicity
Zooplankton Moderately Toxic Slight to Very High 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

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Related Chemicals for Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol

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9016-45-9, 127078-87-0 Parent P Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol View View View Adjuvant, Plant Growth Regulator, Soap/Surfactant No Not Listed
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68131-40-8 Related 15 Alkyl (100% C11-C15) phenoxypoly (ethylene oxy) ethanol View View View Adjuvant, Fungicide, Avicide, Insecticide Yes Yes
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9004-87-9 Related 15 Ethoxylated isooctylphenol View View View , Soap/Surfactant No Not Listed
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