Agent Name

Tris(2-chloroethyl) phosphate

CAS Number

115-96-8

Formula

C6-H12-Cl3-O4-P

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-Chloroethanol phosphate; Antiblaze 100; Celluflex; Celluflex CEF; Disflamoll TCA; Ethanol, 2-chloro-, phosphate (3:1); Fyrol CEF; Niax 3CF; Niax Flame Retardant 3CF; Phosphoric acid, tris(2-chloroethyl)ester; Tri(2-chloroethyl) phosphate; Tri(2-chloroethyl)phosphate; Tri-beta-chloroethyl phosphate; Trichlorethyl phosphate; Tris(2-chloroethyl) orthophosphate; Tris(2-chloroethyl) phosphate; Tris(2-chloroethyl)phosphate; Tris(beta-chloroethyl) phosphate; Tris-(2-chlorethyl)fosfat [Czech]; Tris-(2-chloroethyl)fosfat [Czech]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

A clear liquid with a slight odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

"Flame retardant in plastics, especially in flexible foams used in automobiles and furniture, and in rigid foams used for building insulation." [IARC]

Comments

Causes slight eye irritation; Skin absorption is minimal; In high dose animal studies, findings include testicular damage, some inhibition of cholinesterase, and central nervous system effects including seizures. CNS effects may be due to cholinesterase inhibition or direct toxicity to brain. [HSDB]

Reference Link

IARC: Some Flame Retardants and Textile Chemicals, and Exposures in the Textile Manufacturing Industry

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Cholinesterase activity in red cells = 70% of individual's baseline, sample time discretionary; [ACGIH]

Vapor Pressure

0.06 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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