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TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATE


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other LOW concerns: Ecotoxicology

Function(s): Plasticizer; PLASTICISER

Synoym(s): PHOSPHORIC ACID, TRIPHENYL ESTER; TRIPHENYL ESTER PHOSPHORIC ACID; CELLUFLEX TPP; DISFLAMOLL TP; PHOSFLEX TPP; REOLUBE TPP; REOMOL TPP; TPP; TRIFENYLFOSFAT (CZECH) ; TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATE (ACGIH:OSHA)

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
Limited evidence of immune system toxicity or allergiesNational Library of Medicine HazMap

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

Concern Reference
2,352 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Data Sources

EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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