Agent Name

Tetraethyl methylenediphosphonate

CAS Number

1660-94-2

Formula

C9-H22-O6-P2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Methylenebis(diethoxyphosphine oxide); Methylenebis(diethylphosphonate); Methylenebisphosphonic acid, tetraethyl ester; Methylenedi(phosphonic acid) tetraethyl ester; Tetraethyl diphosphonomethane; Tetraethyl methanediphosphonate; Phosphonic acid, methylenebis-, tetraethyl ester; Phosphonic acid, methylenedi-, tetraethyl ester; Phosphonic acid, P,P'-methylenebis-, P,P,P',P'-tetraethyl ester; Tetraethyl methylenebisphosphonate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphates, Other

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 180 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Dimethyl methylphosphonate," "Dibutyl butylphosphonate," and "Diethyl ethylphosphonate."

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