Edited on 04/07/2022
In order to simplify your search for alternatives to alkylphenol ethoxylates, a table compiling all the information on this subject that was posted on the APEO substitution website has just been published!
Edited on 02/04/2022
As a result of a decision adopted by the European Commission on 19 January 2022, the potential presence of nonylphenol will have to be monitored throughout the drinking water supply chain.
Edited on 02/01/2022
The European Commission has granted eleven authorisations for uses of 4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (4-tert-OPnEO)
Bisphenol A, nonylphenol and PFAS are included in the directive on the quality of water intended for human consumption
Edited on 03/18/2021
By 12 January 2026, Member States shall take the measures necessary to ensure that water intended for human consumption complies with the established thresholds for bisphenol A and PFAS. Nonylphenol is included in the watch list of the directive.
Edited on 02/19/2021
Since February 3, 2021, textile articles containing nonylphenol ethoxylates in concentrations equal to or greater than 0.01% may not be placed on the European market.
Edited on 11/08/2018
Ethoxylated alkylphenols (APEO) are added to bisphenols and phthalates already covered by the substitution portal.