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78-40-0 - Triethyl phosphate, 98+% - Phosphoric acid triethyl ester - Ethyl phosphate - A17938 - Alfa Aesar

A17938 Triethyl phosphate, 98+%

CAS Number
78-40-0
Synonyms
Phosphoric acid triethyl ester
Ethyl phosphate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500g 37.10
2500g 140.00
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Triethyl phosphate, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00009077
EINECS
201-114-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
(CH3CH2O)3P(O)
Formula Weight
182.16
Boiling Point
215°
Flash Point
115°(240°F)
Density
1.072
Refractive Index
1.4050
Solubility
Fully miscible in water at 20°C.

Applications

Triethyl phosphate finds it major applications in plastics industry as a flame retardant, plasticizer and carrier, where it is available in the matrix. A further 10 to 20 % are used in other industrial branches as a solvent, plasticizer, flame retardant or intermediate for the production of pharmaceuticals, and lacquers. Triethyl phosphate is a useful synthetic intermediate used in the synthesis of mesoporous spheres of metal oxides and phosphates. It is also used as an industrial catalyst employed in ketene synthesis where the compound is hydrolyzed, as a polymer resin modifier, as a solvent, a car paint repairing product and as flame retarder

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

K Troev.; G Grancharov.; R Tsevi.; A Tsekova. A novel approach to recycling of polyurethanes: chemical degradation of flexible polyurethane foams by triethyl phosphate.Polymer.;2000,41(19), 7017-7022.

Ronald V. Hodges.; T. J. McDonnell.; J. L. Beauchamp. Properties and reactions of trimethyl phosphite, trimethyl phosphate, triethyl phosphate, and trimethyl phosphorothionate by ion cyclotron resonance spectroscopy.J. Am. Chem. Soc.,1980,102(4), 1327-1332.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302

Harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501a

Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,9674
Harmonized Tariff Code
2919.90
TSCA
Yes

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