Agent Name

Pentasodium nitrilotris(methylenephosphonate)

CAS Number

2235-43-0

Formula

C3-H12-N-O9-P3.5Na

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Aminotri(methylenephosphonic acid) pentasodium salt; Pentasodium aminotrimethylene phosphonate; Aminotri(methylene phosphonic acid) pentasodium salt; Aminotri(methylenephosphonic acid), pentasodium salt; Aminotris(methylenephoshonic acid) pentasodium salt; Aminotris(methylphosphonic acid), pentasodium salt; Dequest 2006; Kenrox 106; Nitrilotri(methylenephosphonic acid), pentasodium salt; Nitrilotris(methylenephosphonic acid) pentasodium salt; Pentasodium aminotris(methylphosphonic acid); Pentasodium(nitrilotris(methylene))triphosphonate; Phosphonic acid, (nitrilotris(methylene))tri-, pentasodium salt; Phosphonic acid, (nitrilotris(methylene))tris-, pentasodium salt; [ChemIDplus] ATMP-5Na; [OECD SIDS]

Category

Phosphate Compounds

Description

Aqueous solution: Clear pale yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used formerly as scale inhibitor for removing acidic gases and ammonia from dilute waste solutions; [HSDB] Used for scale inhibition and corrosion prevention in cooling and boiler water treatment, stabilizing peroxide bleaching solutions in textile and paper pulp applications, bottle washing, oil field water treatment, and in drilling muds, kaolin clay slurries, electroplating, metal finishing baths, and cleaning compounds; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; No evidence of mutagenicity, fetotoxicity, or teratogenicity; [OECD SIDS] Causes burns; Avoid eye contact; [Redox Chemicals MSDS] See "Aminotrimethylene phosphonic acid."

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