Phosphate Ester Flame Retardants
CAS ID #: 126-71-6, 126-73-8, 78-51-3, 115-86-6, 13674-84-5, 13674-87-8, 115-96-8
Affected Organ Systems: Developmental (effects during periods when organs are developing) , Hepatic (Liver), Renal (Urinary System or Kidneys)
Cancer Effects: None
Chemical Classification: None
Summary: Phosphate ester flame retardants are human-made chemicals added to consumer and industrial products for the purpose of reducing flammability. Phosphate ester flame retardants are composed of a group of chemicals with similar properties but slightly different structures. Phosphate esters are typically liquids at room temperature; however, some are solids.
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