Agent Name

Phenyl dichlorophosphate

CAS Number

770-12-7

Formula

C6-H5-Cl2-O2-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dichlorophenoxyphosphine oxide; Phenoxydichlorophosphine oxide; Phenoxyphosphoryl dichloride; Phenyl phosphorodichloridate; Phenyl phosphorodichlorodate; Phenylphosphoric dichloride; Phosphoroyl dichloride phenyl ester; Phosphorodichloridic acid, phenyl ester; [ChemIDplus] Phosphorodichloridic acid phenyl ester; PCDP; [Merck Index] Monophenyl dichlorophosphate; [CAMEO] Phenylphosphorodichloridate; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN2922

Category

Organophosphates, Other

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index] Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Used in studies of decarbamylation of carbamylated acetylcholinesterase." [ChemIDplus] Used in organic syntheses; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause severe skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; [CAMEO] Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Toxic by ingestion; Highly toxic by skin absorption; Dermal LD50 (guinea pig) = 14-400 mg/kg; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Dimethyl phosphorochloridothioate," "Diethylthiophosphoryl chloride," and "Diethyl chlorophosphate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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