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TRIPHENYL PHOSPHITE ICSC: 1124
Date of Peer Review: November 1998

Phosphorous acid, triphenyl ester
Triphenoxyphosphine
CAS # 101-02-0 C18H15O3P / (C6H5O)3P
RTECS # TH1575000 Molecular mass: 310.3
UN #
EC # 015-105-00-7
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.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!

Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
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.
Safety goggles or face shield.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
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 and remove to safe place. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.
EU Classification
Symbol: Xi, N
R: 36/38-50/53
S: (2-)-28-60-61
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0;
Separated from strong oxidants. Well closed.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 2004

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TRIPHENYL PHOSPHITE ICSC: 1124
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS TO PALE YELLOW SOLID OR OILY LIQUID, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing 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 in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes, the skin and the 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
Boiling point: 360C
Melting point: 22-25C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.18
Solubility in water: none
Flash point: 218C o.c.
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

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


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