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Chemical Abstract Number (CAS #) 78320
CASRN 78-32-0
SynonymsTri-p-tolyl phosphate
Phosphoric acid, tris(4-methylphenyl) ester
Tris(4-methylphenyl) phosphate
Phosphoric acid, tri-p-tolyl ester
Tri-p-cresyl phosphate
Molecular FormulaC21H21O4P

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Use FLAME RETARDANT PLASTICIZER IN VINYL PLASTICS MFR, FLAME-RETARDANT, SOLVENT FOR NITROCELLULOSE, IN CELLULOSIC MOLDING COMPOSITIONS, AS ADDITIVE TO EXTREME PRESSURE LUBRICANTS, NON-FLAMMABLE FLUID IN HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS, AS LEAD SCAVENGER IN GASOLINE, TO STERILIZE CERTAIN SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS ISOMERIC MIXT AIR FILTER MEDIUM; SOLVENT MIXTURES; WATERPROOFING; HEAT EXCHANGE MEDIUM ISOMERIC MIXT Aryl phosphates such as tricresyl phosphate when added in small percentages to the gasoline, combat misfires. Aryl phosphates
Consumption Patterns 55% AS A FLAME RETARDANT IN FUNCTIONAL FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS; 30% AS A FLAME RETARDANT PLASTICIZER FOR POLYVINYL CHLORIDE, CELLULOSE ESTERS, AND NITRILE RUBBER COMPOUNDS; 5% AS AN AIR FILTER ADHESIVE MEDIUM; 10% IN MISC APPLICATIONS (1974)
Apparent Color NEEDLES FROM ALC, TABLETS FROM ETHER
Boiling Point 244 DEG C @ 3.5 MM HG
Melting Point 77-78 DEG C
Molecular Weight 368.37
Density 1.247 @ 25 DEG C
Sensitivity Data Vapors may irritate eyes, but only at high temperatures. Tricresyl phosphate

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