triphenyl phosphate

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triphenyl phosphate

[trī′fen·əl ′fä‚sfāt]
(organic chemistry)
(C6H5O)3PO A crystalline compound with a melting point of 49-50°C; soluble in benzene, chloroform, ether, and acetone; used as a substitute for camphor in celluloid, as a plasticizer in lacquers and varnishes, and to impregnate roofing paper.
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e)Limit of detection = 100 ng/g; not detected: triphenylphosphate, tris-(2 ethylhexyl)-phosphate, and tricresylphosphate.