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TRIXYLYL PHOSPHATE

What is it?

“Trixylyl phosphate (TXP) is a UVCB substance containing over 50 different constituents and no additives. It is produced through the reaction of phosphorus oxytrochloride and xylenols. Chemical formula C24H27O4P.” – The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

What are the effects?

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Trixylyl phosphate is a CMR substance, meaning it’s classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CRM).

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) identifies that the substance “may damage fertility or the unborn child, is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects and may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.”

The substance is on ECHA Candidate List of “Substances of very High Concern.”

How is it used?

Trixylyl phosphate is used for hydraulic fluids (transferring power in hydraulic machinery), lubricants (decreases friction between surfaces), greases (semisolid lubricants), metal working fluids, polymer preparations and compounds.

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