Agent Name

Tributylphosphine oxide

CAS Number

814-29-9

Formula

C12-H27-O-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Phosphine oxide, tributyl-; Tri-n-butylphosphine oxide; Tributylfosfinoxid [Czech]; Trisbutylphosphine oxide; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Phosphorus Compounds

Description

White crystalline powder; Hygroscopic; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

A severe eye irritant; Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 320 mg/kg; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Trioctylphosphine oxide." See "Tributylphosphine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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