Agent Name

Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phosphorodithioate

CAS Number

5810-88-8

Formula

C16-H35-O2-P-S2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Bis(2-ethylhexyl) dithiophosphate; Bis(2-ethylhexyl) hydrogen dithiophosphate; Di-2-ethylhexylphosphorodithioic acid; O,O'-Di(2-ethylhexyl) dithiophosphoric acid; O,O-Bis(2-ethylhexyl) dithiophosphate; O,O-Bis(2-ethylhexyl) hydrogen phosphorothioate; O,O-Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phosphorodithioate; Phoslex DT 8; Phosphorodithioic acid, O,O-bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphates, Other

Description

Liquid; [IUCLID] Viscous amber liquid; [EPA]

Sources/Uses

Used formerly as a lubricating oil additive, rust inhibitor, and for separation of actinide and lanthanide series compounds; [HSDB] Used by lubricant additive manufacturers as intermediate; May be found in commercial/consumer lubricants, greases, and fuel additives; 1-10 million pounds imported or manufactured in the US in 2005; [EPA]

Comments

External application to rabbit eyes scored 8 on a scale of 1-10 (10 being most severe) for degree of injury after 24 hours; Emergency treatment: Acids; [HSDB] Highly acidic; [EPA] Severely irritating to skin and eyes; [RTECS]

Restricted

Emergency treatment: Acids;

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.9E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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