Agent Name

2-Propenoic acid, polymer with sodium phosphinate

CAS Number

71050-62-9

Formula

(C3-H4-O2.H3-O2-P.Na)x-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Propenoic acid-sodium phosphinate copolymer; Acrylic acid sodium phosphinate polymer; Acrylic acid, sodium hypophosphite polymer; Acrylic acid-sodium hypophosphite copolymer; Acrylic acid-sodium phosphinate copolymer; Phosphinic acid, sodium salt, polymer with 2-propenoic acid; Poly(acrylic acid-co-hypophosphite), sodium salt; Sodium hypophosphite-acrylic acid copolymer; Poly(acrylic acid-co-sodium hypophosphite); [ChemIDplus] Belclene 500; [BWA Water Additives MSDS]

Category

Polymers

Description

35% aqueous solution: Light yellow liquid with a mild odor; [BWA Water Additives MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a boiler water additive; [FDA] Used as a scale and deposit control additive; [BWA Water Additives MSDS]

Comments

Not irritating to skin or eyes of rabbits; Not a skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; Similar product produced bone damage and kidney effects in 90-day oral study of rats; May cause irritation; [BWA Water Additives MSDS]

Links to Other NLM Databases
Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Processes

Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: