Agent Name

Ethyl phosphonothioic dichloride, anhydrous

CAS Number

993-43-1

Formula

C2-H5-Cl2-P-S

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Ethylphosphonothioic dichloride; Phosphonothioic dichloride, ethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Clear liquid with a sulfur or phosphorus odor; [CHEMINFO MSDS]

Comments

In inhalation studies, animals survive 50 mg/m3 (7.5 ppm) for 1 hour or 5 mg/m3 (0.75 ppm) for 4 hours. At 500 mg/m3 (75 ppm) death occurs in less than 1 hour following labored respiration and lung hemorrhage. Corrosive to skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; [CHEMINFO MSDS] Reacts with water to release hydrogen chloride; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Vapor Pressure

1.4 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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