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, abbreviated TEPP, is an organophosphate compound. It is used as a pesticide
Pesticides are substances or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest.A pesticide may be a chemical unicycle, biological agent , antimicrobial, disinfectant or device used against any pest...
This compound is a clear, colorless liquid. It is soluble in water, but hydrolyzes rapidly. It was first synthesized by Philippe de Clermont
Philippe de Clermont was a French organic chemist. He was known for the synthesis of the first organophosphate cholinesterase inhibitor . He worked in Adolphe Wurtz's laboratory in Paris.-References:...
. This compound may be prepared by two equivalents of diethyl chlorophosphate with one equivalent of water in the presence of pyridine to scavenge the hydrogen chloride
The compound hydrogen chloride has the formula HCl. At room temperature, it is a colorless gas, which forms white fumes of hydrochloric acid upon contact with atmospheric humidity. Hydrogen chloride gas and hydrochloric acid are important in technology and industry...