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PHENYLPHOSPHINE
ICSC: 1424
Peer-Review Status: 17.10.2001 Validated
Phosphaniline 
CAS #: 638-21-1 RTECS #: SZ2100000
EINECS #: 211-325-4
    Formula: C6H7P / C6H5PH2
Molecular mass: 110.1

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 foam, dry powder. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   AVOID ALL CONTACT!  IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
Inhalation Cough. Shortness of breath. Sore throat.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  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.  Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Remove all ignition sources. Ventilation. 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.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Fireproof. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH PUNGENT ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes including phosphorus oxides and phosphine. The substance at high concentrations may ignite spontaneously on contact with air. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 0.05ppm (ceiling value); (ACGIH 2001). 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation. 

Inhalation risk
 

Effects of short-term exposure
Exposure above the OEL could cause death. The substance is irritating to the respiratory tract, eyes and skin. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 160°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.00
Solubility in water: none
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.8
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.03
Flash point: see Notes 
 

NOTES
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
The substance is combustible but no flash point is available in literature.
The occupational exposure limit value should not be exceeded during any part of the working exposure. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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       Toxicological Abbreviations