Trimethylphosphate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Trimethylphosphate Properties


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Trimethylphosphate is the trimethyl ester of phosphoric acid.Trimethyl phosphate is a methylating agent for nitrogen heterocyclic compounds. It is used as a color inhibitor for fibers and other polymers.It is also used as a solvent for aromatic halogenations and nitrations and for pesticides and pharmaceuticals.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless Liquid
Boiling Point 197 °C
CAS Number 512-56-1
ChEBI 46324
Chemical Composition Methanol;Phosphorus Oxychloride
Class NA
Density 1.197 g/ml
EINECS Number 208-144-8
HS Code 29190000
IUPAC Name Trimethyl phosphate
InChI 1S/C3H9O4P/c1-5-8(4,6-2)7-3/h1-3H3
Melting Point -46 °C
Molar Mass 140.08 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H9O4P
NFPA 704 H-2,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number TC8225000
Refractive 1.395 n20/D
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms TMP;TMPA;TMPO;Trimethoxyphosphineoxide;Trimethyl Orthophosphate;Trimethyl Phosphate;Trimethylphosphoric Acid uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X