Agent Name

Diethyl ethylphosphonate

CAS Number

78-38-6

Formula

C6-H15-O3-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ethanephosphonic acid, diethyl ester; Phosphonic acid, ethyl-, diethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] Diethyl ethanephosphonate; [MSDSonline]

Category

Organophosphates, Other

Description

Colorless liquid with a sweet odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used for heavy-metal extraction and solvent separation; Also used as a gasoline additive, antifoam agent, plasticizer, textile conditioner, and antistatic agent; [Hawley]

Comments

Not mutagenic in five strains of Salmonella typhimurium; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] Causes kidney injury in high-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.31 mm Hg

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