tricresyl phosphate


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tricresyl phosphate

[trī′kres·əl ′fä‚sfāt]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3C6H4O)3PO A combustible, colorless liquid; insoluble in water, soluble in common solvents and vegetable oils; boils at 420°C; used as a plasticizer, plastics fire retardant, air-filter medium, and gasoline and lubricant additive. Abbreviated TCP.
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Health risk assessment of exposure to TriCresyl Phosphates (TCPs) in aircraft: A commentary.
That oil, Mobil Jet Oil II, contains the organophosphate tricresyl phosphate (TCP), which several witnesses in the Australian Senate hearing felt was the compound causing health problems among exposed crew members and passengers.
The effects of tricresyl phosphate on glass transition temperature (Tg) of polymers.
With a single injection into the combined system, MS data identifies the tricresyl phosphate peaks from their distinctive molecular ion at m/z 368.