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9002-93-1 - Triton® X-100 - Octoxynol-9 - Polyethylene glycol tert-octylphenyl ether - A16046 - Alfa Aesar

A16046 Triton® X-100

CAS Number
Polyethylene glycol tert-octylphenyl ether

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 18.90
500ml 32.20
2500ml 123.00
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Triton® X-100


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
ca. 625
Melting point
ca 5°
Boiling Point
Flash Point
Refractive Index
Miscible with water.


Detergent, equivalent to Nonidet P-40.Triton|r X-100 is used as a non-ionic detergent, emulsifier and dispersing agent. It is useful for isolation of membrane proteins. It is also used in electrophoresis. It is an active ingredient in influenza vaccine (Fluzone). It finds applications in the dispersion of carbon materials for soft composite materials and restricting colony expansion in Aspergillus nidulans in microbiology. Further, it is an active ingredient in homemade vinyl record cleaning fluids together with distilled water and isopropyl alcohol.


Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases and strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Nonionic detergent and emulsifier.

El-Agamey, A.; El-Hagrasy, M. A.; Suenobu, T.; Fukuzumi, S. Influence of pH on the decay of beta-carotene radical cation in aqueous Triton X-100: A laser flash photolysis study. J. Photochem. Photobiol., B 2015, 146, 68-73.

Patel, V.; Bharatiya, B.; Ray, D.; Aswal, V. K.; Bahadur, P. Investigations on microstructural changes in pH responsive mixed micelles of Triton X-100 and bile salt. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2015, 441, 106-112.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H319

Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280d-P280g-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310a-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective clothing and eye protection. Wear protective gloves. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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