Agent Name

Phenylthionophosphonic dichloride

CAS Number

3497-00-5

Formula

C6-H5-Cl2-P-S

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Benzene phosphorus thiodichloride; Dichlorophenylphosphine sulfide; Phenylphosphonothioic dichloride; Phenylphosphonothionodichloridate; Phenylphosphonothioyl dichloride; Phenylthiophosphonyl dichloride; Phosphine sulfide, dichlorophenyl-; Phosphonothioic dichloride, phenyl-; Dichloro(phenyl)phosphine sulphide; Phosphonothioic dichloride, P-phenyl-; Phenyl phosphorus thiodichloride; [ChemIDplus] UN2799

Category

Other Toxic Gases & Vapors

Description

Colorless liquid with an unpleasant pungent odor; [CAMEO] Light yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

A precursor to Leptophos (pesticide); [HSDB]

Comments

Reacts slowly with water producing hydrogen chloride; Corrosive; [CAMEO] Reacts with moisture evolving hydrogen sulfide and hydrogen chloride; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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