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Testing Status of 4-Nonylphenol, branched M950038


CASRN: 84852-15-3

Formula: C15-H24-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Branched p-nonylphenol
  • Nonylphenol

Known Uses

An alkylphenol widely used as plastic additive and surfactants, nonylphenol has been identified as an estrogenic substance released from plastic centrifuge tubes.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • Continuous Breeding (Legacy) (Gavage)  (RACB94021)  Completed 
    • Citation: Nonylphenol: Multigenerational Reproductive Effects in Sprague-Dawley Rats When Exposed to Nonylphenol in the Diet (CAS 84852-15-3)
    • Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: TASK 1: 0, 75, 250, 800 OR 3000 PPM TASK 2: 0, 75, 250, OR 800 PPM.