nonylphenoxyacetic acid

nonylphenoxyacetic acid

[¦nä‚nil·fe¦näk·sē·ə′sēd·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C9H19C6H4OCH2COOH A viscous, amber-colored liquid, soluble in alkali; used in turbine oils, lubricants, greases, and other materials as a corrosion inhibitor.