tributyl phosphate(redirected from Tri-n-butyl phosphate)
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tributyl phosphate[trī′byüd·əl ′fä‚sfāt]
(C4H9)3PO4 A combustible, toxic, stable liquid; soluble in most solvents, and very slightly soluble in water; boils at 292°C; used as a heat-exchange medium, pigment-grinding assistant, antifoam agent, and solvent. Abbreviated TBP.
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