Agent Name

Triisopropyl phosphite

CAS Number

116-17-6

Formula

C9-H21-O3-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Isopropyl phosphite, tri-; Phosphorous acid, triisopropyl ester; Phosphorous acid, tris(1-methylethyl) ester; Tri-2-propyl phosphite; Tri-2-propylphosphite; Triisopropoxyphosphine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phosphite Compounds

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a lubricant additive, specialty solvent, antioxidant, and intermediate for insecticides; Could be used as a precursor for chemical weapons; [HSDB]

Comments

Toxic if ingested; An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.27 mm Hg

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