National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Triethyl phosphate - 11305-F

 

CASRN: 78-40-0

Formula: C6-H15-O4-P

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Phosphoric acid, triethyl ester (9CI)

Known Uses

Ethylating agent. Plasticizer. Catalyst. Used in biodegradable tampon ejectors.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (182912)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Negative 
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