Agent Name

Diphenylphosphine

CAS Number

829-85-6

Formula

C12-H11-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

UN2845

Category

Phosphorus Compounds

Description

Clear liquid with strong unpleasant odor; [Merck Index] Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent in synthetic organic chemistry; [Merck Index]

Comments

Pyrophoric and irritating; [Merck Index] Pyrophoric; Reacts violently with water; A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Triphenylphosphine" and "Phenylphosphine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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