Agent Name

Chlorphonium chloride

Alternative Name

Phosfon

CAS Number

115-78-6

Formula

C19-H32-Cl2-P.Cl

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,4-Dichlorobenzyltributylphosphonium chloride; CBBP; Chlorfonium [ISO-French]; Chlorphonium; Fosfon D; Phosfleur; Phosfon D; Phosphon; Phosphon D; Phosphone D; Phosphonium, tributyl((2,4-dichlorophenyl)methyl)-, chloride; Phosphonium, tributyl(2,4-dichlorobenzyl)-, chloride; Tributyl (2,4-dichlorobenzyl) phosphonium chloride; Tributyl((2,4-dichlorophenyl)methyl)phosphonium chloride; Tributyl(2,4-dichlorobenzyl)phosphonium chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phosphorus Compounds

Description

Colorless or white solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used to retard growth in ornamental plants; [Hawley]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; Emergency treatment: Irritants; [HSDB] Irritating to skin and eyes; [eChemPortal: ESIS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.0E-7 mm Hg

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