This reagent is the registered trademark for octylphenoxy polyethoxy ethanol. Its recommended uses include wetting agent, detergent, dispersant, emulsifier in household and industrial cleaners, textile processing, wool scouring, and emulsifying agent for insecticides and herbicides. Triton X-100 is a nonionic preparation manufactured by Rohm and Haas Company, Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19105. It is also sold in small quantities by Fisher Scientific Co., 711 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
Original Source: Bacteriological Analytical Manual, 8th Edition, Revision A, 1998.