Agent Name

Trimethylphosphine

CAS Number

594-09-2

Formula

C3-H9-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Trimethyl phosphine; [ChemIDplus] UN2845

Category

Phosphorus Compounds

Description

Colorless liquid with a pungent odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Pyrophoric; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tributylphosphine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Pyrophoric liquid, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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