National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Polyethylene glycol mono(p-(1,1,3,3-tetramethyl-butyl)phenyl) ether (triton x 100) - 9002931


CASRN: 9002-93-1

Formula: (C2-H4-O)mult-C14-H22-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Octoxinol
  • Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl),alpha-(4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl)-omega-hydroxy- (9CI)
  • Triton X 100

Known Uses

Nonionic detergent, contraceptive cream

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • C. elegans  (W9002931)  Completed 
    • C. elegans

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 7 to 14 GD Short-Term in vivo Repro. Tox. (Gavage)  (T0135)  Completed 
    • Citation: Screening of Priority Chemicals for Reproductive Hazards
    • Female Mice: Swiss
    • Dose: 800 MG/KG BODY WEIGHT.
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