Agent Name

t-Butylphosphonate

CAS Number

4923-84-6

Formula

C4-H11-O3-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

tert-Butylphosphonic acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3261

Category

Organophosphates, Other

Description

Off-white powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Ethyl methylphosphonate" and "Dibutyl butylphosphonate."

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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