tri·orth·o·cres·yl phos·phate (TOCP),(trī'ōrth-ō-kres'il fos'fāt),
A triaryl phosphate; produces a delayed neurotoxicity. An infamous incident occurred when it appeared in an extract of Jamaica ginger and was responsible for thousands of cases of paralysis during the Prohibition era.
triorthocresyl phosphate, triorthotolyl phosphate
the ortho isomer of cresyl phosphate; used in industry and very toxic to animals, causing degeneration of nerves, leading to stiffness, incoordination and paraplegia.