Fyrol HB 32
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||697.61 g·mol−1|
|Flash point||> 110 °C (230 °F)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Tris(2,3-dibromopropyl) phosphate ("tris") is a chemical once widely used as a flame retardant in plastics and textiles.
Safety and regulation
Tris is mutagenic and listed as an IARC Group 2A carcinogen. It is one of the chemicals covered by the Rotterdam Convention. In the United States, the Consumer Product Safety Commission banned the sale of children's garments containing tris in 1977. Arlene Blum was one of those involved in getting tris banned.
- Record in the GESTIS Substance Database of the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
- Prival, M.; McCoy, E.; Gutter, B; Rosendranz, H. (1977). "Tris(2,3-dibromopropyl) phosphate: Mutagenicity of a widely used flame retardant". Science. 195 (4273): 76–78. doi:10.1126/science.318761. PMID 318761.
- Agents Classified by the IARC Monographs
- CPSC Bans TRIS-Treated Children's Garments Archived 2012-03-20 at the Wayback Machine., Consumer Product Safety Commission
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