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Descriptor English: Octoxynol
Descriptor Spanish: Octoxinol
Descriptor Portuguese: Octoxinol
Descriptor French: Octoxinol
Entry term(s): Octoxinol
Octoxinols
Octoxynol 9
Octoxynol-9
Octoxynols
Octylphenoxy Polyethoxyethanol
Octylphenoxypolyethoxyethanols
Polyethoxyethanol, Octylphenoxy
Triton X 100
Triton X 305
Triton X 45
Triton X-100
Triton X-305
Triton X-45
Triton X100
Triton X305
Triton X45
Tree number(s): D02.033.455.250.700.660
D05.750.741.610
D25.720.741.610
J01.637.051.720.741.610
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017830
Scope note: Nonionic surfactant mixtures varying in the number of repeating ethoxy (oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) groups. They are used as detergents, emulsifiers, wetting agents, defoaming agents, etc. Octoxynol-9, the compound with 9 repeating ethoxy groups, is a spermatocide.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Pharm Action: Antifoaming Agents
Detergents
Excipients
Spermatocidal Agents
Surface-Active Agents
Registry Number: 9002-93-1
CAS Type 1 Name: Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-(4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl)-omega-hydroxy-
Previous Indexing: Phenyl Ethers (1975-1976)
Polyethylene Glycols (1974-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94; OCTOXYNOL was indexed under POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 1983-94 & 1974-79, TRITONS 1979-82 & PHENYL ETHERS 1975-76
Online Note: use OCTOXYNOL (NM) to search OCTOXYNOL 1980-93
History Note: 94; was OCTOXYNOL (NM) 1974-93
DeCS ID: 31241
Unique ID: D017830
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/07/12
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Octoxynol - Preferred
Concept UI M0026938
Scope note Nonionic surfactant mixtures varying in the number of repeating ethoxy (oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) groups. They are used as detergents, emulsifiers, wetting agents, defoaming agents, etc. Octoxynol-9, the compound with 9 repeating ethoxy groups, is a spermatocide.
Preferred term Octoxynol
Entry term(s) Octoxinol
Octoxinols
Octoxynols
Octylphenoxy Polyethoxyethanol
Octylphenoxypolyethoxyethanols
Polyethoxyethanol, Octylphenoxy
Triton X-45 - Narrower
Concept UI M0026941
Preferred term Triton X-45
Entry term(s) Triton X 45
Triton X45
Triton X-305 - Narrower
Concept UI M0026942
Preferred term Triton X-305
Entry term(s) Triton X 305
Triton X305
Octoxynol-9 - Narrower
Concept UI M0026939
Preferred term Octoxynol-9
Entry term(s) Octoxynol 9
Triton X-100 - Narrower
Concept UI M0026940
Preferred term Triton X-100
Entry term(s) Triton X 100
Triton X100



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