Agent Name

Triphenylphosphine oxide

CAS Number

791-28-6

Formula

C18-H15-O-P

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Triphenyl phosphine oxide; Triphenyl phosphorus oxide; Phosphine oxide, triphenyl-; [ChemIDplus] Triphenylphosphine monoxide; [IUCLID]

Category

Phosphorus Compounds

Description

Solid; [IUCLID] Beige crystalline solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used for processing (extraction, separation, and spectrophotometric determination) environmental samples of cadmium and mercury; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Causes convulsions, aggression, and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of dogs (LD50 = 500 mg/kg); [RTECS] Causes liver injury in 3-month feeding study of dogs at 2,000 ppm; [IUCLID] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; Targets nerves; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Triphenylphosphine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

VP < 0.75 mm Hg at 50 deg C; [IUCLID]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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