Agent Name

Tri-p-cresyl phosphate

CAS Number

78-32-0

Formula

C21-H21-O4-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Phosphoric acid, tri(4-tolyl)ester; Phosphoric acid, tri-p-tolyl ester; Phosphoric acid, tris(4-methylphenyl) ester; TPC; TPCP; Tri-p-tolyl phosphate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphates, Other

Description

Solid; [HSDB] White to light brown powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as flame retardant; [HSDB] Used in isomeric mixture known as Tricresyl phosphate (CAS # 1330-78-5);

Comments

A metabolite of the ortho isomer (TOCP) caused "ginger jake paralysis," a motor neuropathy. See "Triorthocresyl phosphate," Tri-m-cresyl phosphate," and "Tricresyl phosphate (mixed isomers)."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.49E-8 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

See "2017 Notice of Intended Changes." [TLVs and BEIs]

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