Philippe de Clermont

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Philippe de Clermont
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Philippe de Clermont
Born 1831
Died 1921
Nationality France
Known for In 1854 Philip de Clermount described the synthesis of tetraethyl pyrophosphate at a meeting of the French Academy of Sciences.
Scientific career
Fields chemistry

Philippe de Clermont (1831–1921) was a French organic chemist. He was known for the synthesis of the first organophosphate cholinesterase inhibitor (tetraethyl pyrophosphate, TEPP). He worked in Adolphe Wurtz's laboratory in Paris.

Published works[edit]

  • Recherches sur les composés octyliques (1870).
  • Application du sulfure de Manganèse comme conleur plastique (1890).[1]