Agent Name

Chlorodiphenylphosphine

CAS Number

1079-66-9

Formula

C12-H10-Cl-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Diphenylchlorophosphine; Diphenylphosphine chloride; Diphenylphosphinous chloride; Phosphine, chlorodiphenyl-; Phosphinous chloride, diphenyl-; Phosphinous chloride, P,P-diphenyl-; [ChemIDplus] P,P-Diphenylphosphinous chloride; Diphenylphosphorus chloride; Ph2PCl; [Merck Index] UN3265

Category

Phosphorus Compounds

Description

Yellow liquid; [Merck Index] Yellow liquid with an acrid odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent in organic chemistry; [Merck Index] Used as an intermediate; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Reacts violently with water; Causes burns and lachrymation; [Merck Index] Reacts violently with water; Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Triphenylphosphine oxide."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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