triethyl phosphate


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triethyl phosphate

[trī′eth·əl ′fä‚sfāt]
(organic chemistry)
(C2H5)3PO4 A toxic, colorless liquid that acts as a cholinesterase inhibitor; boiling point is 216°C; soluble in organic solvents; used as a solvent and plasticizer and for pesticides manufacture. Abbreviated TEP.
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