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Tripotassium phosphate - Identification, toxicity, use, water pollution potential, ecological toxicity and regulatory information

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Identifying information, including synonyms, ID numbers, use type, chemical classification, a link to a list of all products containing this chemical and a list of the top crops this pesticide is used on in California.
Signs and symptoms of poisoning, first aid, and links to treatment information for this chemical.
Link to information on toxicity to humans, including carcinogenicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity, neurotoxicity, and acute toxicity.
Links to world-wide registration status as well as regulatory information for the U.S. and California.
Water quality standards and physical properties affecting water contamination potential.
Toxicity to aquatic organisms.
List of chemicals in the same family, including breakdown products, salts, esters, isomers, and other derivatives.
 

Chemical Identification and Use for Tripotassium phosphate

Basic Identification Information About This Chemical
Chemical Name: Tripotassium phosphate
CAS Number: 7778-53-2
U.S. EPA PC Code: 076407
876400
CA DPR Chem Code: 1055 (Tripotassium phosphate. Two chem codes for the same chemical.)
3358 (Potassium phosphate. Two chem codes for the same chemical.)
Molecular Weight: 0
Use Type: Fungicide , Herbicide , Microbiocide , pH Adjustment
Chem Class: Inorganic
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Additional Resources About This Chemical Class and Use Type
 
Other Names for this Chemical
About Chemical Synonyms
(US EPA PC Code ) , (US EPA PC Code ) , 076407 (US EPA PC Code Text ) , 1055 (CA DPR Chem Code) (Tripotassium phosphate. Two chem codes for the same chemical.)) , 3358 (CA DPR Chem Code) (Tripotassium phosphate. Two chem codes for the same chemical.)) , 7778-53-2 (CAS number) , 7778532 , 7778532 (CAS number without hyphens) , 876400 (US EPA PC Code Text ) , Phosphoric acid, tripotassium salt , POTASSIUM PHOSPHATE (CA DPR Chem Code Text (Tripotassium phosphate. Two chem codes for the same chemical.)) , Potassium phosphate, tribasic , Tripotassium phosphate , TRIPOTASSIUM PHOSPHATE (CA DPR Chem Code Text (Tripotassium phosphate. Two chem codes for the same chemical.)) , Tripotassium-o-phosphate , Tripotassiumphosphate
 
Products Containing This Chemical
Current and historic U.S. registered products
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Signs and Symptoms of Tripotassium phosphate Poisoning

NOTE! There may be other diseases and chemicals that have similar symptoms.

If you have a poisoning emergency in the United States call 1-800-222-1222.
If the victim has collapsed or is unconscious, call 911.

Sorry! No symptoms for this chemical or chemical group are available. See related chemicals for possible additional information.

 
 

Toxicity Information for Tripotassium phosphate

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Summary Toxicity Information

PAN Bad Actor
Chemical
1
Acute
Toxicity
2
Carcinogen Cholinesterase
Inhibitor
Ground
Water Contaminant
Developmental or
Reproductive Toxin
Endocrine
Disruptor
Not Listed
No
 
Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category. Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence summary assessment. For additional information on toxicity from scientific journals or registration documents, see the "Additional Resources for Toxicity " section of the chemical detail page.
1. PAN Bad Actors are chemicals that are one or more of the following: highly acutely toxic, cholinesterase inhibitor, known/probable carcinogen, known groundwater pollutant or known reproductive or developmental toxicant. NOTE! Because there are no authoritative lists of Endocrine Disrupting (ED) chemicals, EDs are not yet considered PAN Bad Actor chemicals.
2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.

Detailed Toxicity Information

This Chemical
Parent Chemical 
Acute Toxicity 2
Tripotassium phosphate Inorganic phosphate
WHO Acute Hazard
TRI Acute Hazard
Material Safety Data Sheets
Acute rating from U.S. EPA product label
U.S. NTP Acute Toxicity Studies
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Cholinesterase Inhibitor
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Available
No Consensus Value
No NTP Studies

No
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Available
No Consensus Value
No NTP Studies

No
2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.
 
Cancer Information
Tripotassium phosphate Inorganic phosphate
IARC Carcinogens
U.S. NTP Carcinogens
California Prop 65 Known Carcinogens
U.S. EPA Carcinogens
TRI Carcinogen
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 
Endocrine Disruption
Tripotassium phosphate Inorganic phosphate
Illinois EPA list
Keith list
Colborn list
Benbrook list
Danish Inert list
EU list
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 
Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity
Tripotassium phosphate Inorganic phosphate
CA Prop 65 Developmental Toxin
U.S. TRI Developmental Toxin
CA Prop 65 Female Reproductive Toxin
CA Prop 65 Male Reproductive Toxin
U.S. TRI Reproductive Toxin
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
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Not Listed
 
Chemicals of Special Concern
Tripotassium phosphate Inorganic phosphate
PAN Bad Actors
PAN Dirty Dozen list
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

Water Pollution Potential and Criteria for Tripotassium phosphate

Water Pollution Potential

This Chemical
Parent Chemical
  Tripotassium phosphate Inorganic phosphate
PAN Ground Water Contaminant Rating Insufficient Data Insufficient Data
 

Sorry, no water quality standards or criteria have been established for this chemical by the U.S. or Canadian governments; however, there may be criteria established for related chemicals.

 

Regulatory Information for Tripotassium phosphate

International Regulatory Status

This Chemical
Parent Chemical 
 
UNEP Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP)
UNEP Prior Informed Consent Chemical (PIC)
WHO Obsolete Pesticide
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

U.S. and California Regulatory Status

U.S. EPA Registered
U.S. EPA Hazardous Air Pollutant
U.S. EPA Minimum Risk Pesticide (25b list)

CA Registered
CA Groundwater Contaminant
CA Toxic Air Contaminant
No
Not Listed
No

No
Not Listed
Not Listed
No
Not Listed
No

No
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

Maximum Tolerance and Residue Levels

Codex Alimentarius
   (UN FAO Maximum Residue Limits)
U.S. Maximum Tolerance Levels
European Union Maximum Residue Levels
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Ecotoxicity for Tripotassium phosphate

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Aquatic Ecotoxicity

All Toxic Effects for Organism Group
Organism Group Effects Noted
Fish Mortality
Phytoplankton Accumulation
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Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group
Organism Group Average Acute Toxicity Acute Toxicity Range
Fish Not Acutely Toxic Not Acutely Toxic
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Terrestrial Ecotoxicity

Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group

Sorry, no honeybee acute toxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

Note: Population-level effects on honeybees may occur even if a pesticide has low acute toxicity. For example, certain pesticides interfere with honeybee reproduction, ability to navigate, or temperature regulation, any of which can have an effect on long-term survival of honeybee colonies. The neonicotinoids, pyrethroids and keto-enol pesticides are some types of pesticides causing one or more of these effects.
Honeybee Chronic Toxicity

Sorry, no honeybee chronic toxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

Related Chemicals for Tripotassium phosphate

CAS Number Relation Reason Chemical Name Chem Detail Symptoms California Use Chem Use Type U.S. EPA Reg PAN Bad Actor
Parent P Inorganic phosphate View View View pH Adjustment, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide No Not Listed
7758-87-4, 10103-46-5 Related 1 Calcium phosphate, tribasic View View View Rodenticide, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide No Not Listed
7783-28-0 Related 1 Diammonium phosphate View View View Insecticide, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide, pH Adjustment No Not Listed
1314-24-5 Related 1 Diphosphorus trioxide View View View No Not Listed
Related 1 Lime phosphate View View View Plant Growth Regulator No Not Listed
7722-76-1 Related 1 Monoammonium phosphate View View View No Not Listed
10028-24-7 Related 1 Phosphoric acid, disodium salt, dihydrate View View View pH Adjustment, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide No Not Listed
7778-77-0 Related 1 Phosphoric acid, monopotassium salt View View View pH Adjustment, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide Yes Not Listed
7758-11-4 Related 1 Potassium phosphate, dibasic View View View pH Adjustment, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide Yes Not Listed
7320-34-5 Related 1 Potassium pyrophosphate View View View pH Adjustment, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide No Not Listed
7558-80-7 Related 1 Sodium acid phosphate View View View pH Adjustment, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide No Not Listed
7758-16-9 Related 1 Sodium acid pyrophosphate View View View pH Adjustment No Not Listed
7558-79-4 Related 1 Sodium phosphate View View View pH Adjustment, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide No Not Listed
7722-88-5 Related 1 Tetrasodium pyrophosphate View View View pH Adjustment, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide No Not Listed
7778-53-2 Related 1 Tripotassium phosphate View View View pH Adjustment, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide No Not Listed
7601-54-9 Related 1 Trisodium phosphate View View View pH Adjustment, Fungicide, Herbicide, Microbiocide No Not Listed
 
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