Triphenyl Phosphate

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Triphenyl Phosphate (TPP) is an organophosphate flame retardant. A study by Duke University found it in camping tents.[1]

Health Impacts

A 2012 study found that six different organophosphate flame retardants, including TPP, were all endocrine disruptors.[2]

Products and Manufacturers

Triphenyl Phosphate is one chemical component of Chemtura Corporation's formulation Firemaster 550.[3]

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References

  1. "Flame Retardant Applications in Camping Tents and Potential Exposure," Accessed February 25, 2014.
  2. Liu X, Ji K, Choi K, "Endocrine disruption potentials of organophosphate flame retardants and related mechanisms in H295R and MVLN cell lines and in zebrafish," Aquat Toxicolology. June 15, 2012, Accessed March 28, 2014.
  3. Heather M. Stapleton, Susan Klosterhaus, and Arlene Blum, "Identification of Flame Retardants in Polyurethane Foam Collected from Baby Products," Environ Sci Technol. Jun 15, 2011; 45(12): 5323–5331.

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