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TCPy
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CAS number 6515-38-4
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Properties
Molecular formula C5H2Cl3NO
Molar mass 198.43 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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TCPy or 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol is a metabolite of chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl, both organophosphate insecticides. A study in Massachusetts reported a correlation between exposure to TCPy and lower testosterone levels in men.[1] According to this source, exposure is "widespread" and of "potential public health importance".

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