Agent Name

Triphenyl bismuth

CAS Number

603-33-8

Formula

C18-H15-Bi

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Aerotex; Bismuth, triphenyl-; Bismuthine, triphenyl-; Trifenylbismutin [Czech]; Triphenylbismuth; Triphenylbismuthine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White to off-white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a radiopacifying agent in dental resins and medical devices, polymerization catalyst, and in organic synthesis; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Triphenylantimony."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.4E-5 mm Hg

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