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TRIPHENYL PHOSPHITE
ICSC: 1124
Peer-Review Status: 25.11.1998 Validated
Phosphorous acid, triphenyl ester
Triphenoxyphosphine 
CAS #: 101-02-0 RTECS #: TH1575000
EC #: 015-105-00-7
EINECS #: 202-908-4
    Formula: C18H15O3P / (C6H5O)3P
Molecular mass: 310.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!   
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles or face shield.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance.   
EC Classification
Symbol: Xi, N; R: 36/38-50/53; S: (2)-28-60-61 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0.  Separated from strong oxidants. Well closed. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-PALE YELLOW SOLID OR OILY LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes including phosphorus oxides. Reacts with strong oxidants. Reacts with water. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the nervous system at high doses. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 360°C
Melting point: 22-25°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.18
Solubility in water: none
Flash point: 218°C o.c. 
 

NOTES
Card has been partly updated in April 2005.
See section EU classification. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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