Agent Name

tert-Butylphosphine

CAS Number

2501-94-2

Formula

C4-H11-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Phosphine, (1,1-dimethylethyl)-; [ChemIDplus] TBUTPh; Tertiarybutylphosphine; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2845

Category

Phosphorus Compounds

Description

Liquid with a stench; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Pyrophoric; Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Highly toxic by inhalation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Triethylphosphine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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