Agent Name

Isobutyl phosphate

CAS Number

126-71-6

Formula

C12-H27-O4-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Phosphoric acid, triisobutyl ester (8CI); Phosphoric acid, tris(2-methylpropyl) ester; Triisobutyl phosphate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphates, Other

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline] Insoluble in water (265 mg/L at 25 deg C); [IUCLID]

Sources/Uses

Used as an anti-foaming agent; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; An eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ERMA] Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK] A moderate irritant; A potential skin sensitizer; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 122 ppm/6h

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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