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TRI-ETHYL PHOSPHATE

CAS # 78-40-0

DESCRIPTION

Tri-ethyl phosphate is the trimester of ethanol and phosphoric acid. It appears as a colorless, corrosive liquid. It slowly dissolves in water.

 

PROPERTIES

 Appearance

 Colorless Transparent Liquid

 Content %

 99.70

 Acidity moth/g

 0.041

 Water Content (%)

 0.039

 Color (APHA)

 10

 Density at 20°C

 1.07

 Refractive Index

 1.4055

 Flash Point

 127


APPLICATION 

·     Tri-ethyl phosphate participates in the thermal transformation of sodium acetate-2-C14 to n-butyl acetate-2-C14.

·     It is majorly used as a catalyst in the production of acetic anhydride by the ketene process, as a desensitizing agent for peroxides, and as a solvent and plasticizer for cellulose acetate.

·     It also acts as chemical intermediate in preparing tetraethyl pyrophosphate (TEPP).

 

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