NONOXYNOL-9 - (26571-11-9)

Introduction

Name: nonoxynol-9; 2-[2-[2-[2-[2-[2-[2-[2-[2-(4-nonylphenoxy)ethoxy]ethoxy]ethoxy]ethoxy] ethoxy]ethoxy]ethoxy]ethoxy]ethanol*; 1-(4-nonylphenyl)-1,4,7,10,13,16,19,22,25-nonaoxaheptacosan-27-ol
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 26571-11-9
Chemical Formula: C33H60O10
Molar Mass: 616.8235 g
Mass Percent: C 64.257 %; H 9.8044 %; O 25.938 % 

Classification

Uses/Function

• "Kills sperm" 1

Bonding

Double Bonds: 3
Triple Bonds: 0
Sigma Bonds: 103
Pi Bonds: 3
Total: 106
Carboxyl Groups: 0
Hydroxyl Groups: 1
Hybridization: aromatic carbons are sp2; all other carbons and oxygens are sp3

For More Information

Sources

(1) - Suchocki, John. Conceptual Chemistry: Understanding Our World of Atoms and Molecules; Addison Wesley: San Francisco, California, 2001; p 451.