About this Chemical

  • Nonylphenol (NP) and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPE) are the most widely used members of the larger alkylphenol and alkylphenol ethoxylate family of non-ionic surfactants. They are produced in large volumes, with uses that lead to widespread release to the aquatic environment.
  • Used in cosmetics, cleaners, and paints, textile processing /finishes, pulp and paper processing, resins and protective coatings, oil and gas recovery, steel manufacturing, pest control products