Agent Name

Diiron monophosphide

Alternative Name

Ferrous phosphide

CAS Number

1310-43-6

Formula

Fe2-P

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ferrous phosphide; Di-iron phosphide; Iron phosphide (Fe2P); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phosphides

Description

Gray or blue-gray solid; [Merck Index] Gray or black powder; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in iron and steel manufacturing; [HSDB]

Comments

Toxic products result from exposure to moisture; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "PHOSPHIDES." See "Iron oxide (Fe2O3)."

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