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White phosphorus

Product Name
White phosphorus
CAS No.
12185-10-3
Chemical Name
White phosphorus
Synonyms
Chebi:35895;tetraphosphorus;white phosphorus;Phosphorus tetramer;Molecular phosphorus;Tetraatomic phosphorus;Tetrahedro-tetraphosphorus;Phosphorus tetraatomic molecule;White phosphorus ISO 9001:2015 REACH;[Td-(13)-delta(4)-closo]tetraphosphorus
CBNumber
CB82131283
Molecular Formula
P4
Formula Weight
123.896
MOL File
12185-10-3.mol
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White phosphorus Property

Melting point:
44.1 (0.181mm) [MER06]
Boiling point:
277℃ [CRC10]
Density 
α: 1.83; β. 1.88 [MER06]
Water Solubility 
1 part/300,000 parts H2O; 1g/400mL absolute alcohol; 1 g/200mL CHCl2; 1g/40mL benzene [MER06]
NIST Chemistry Reference
Phosphorus tetramer(12185-10-3)
EPA Substance Registry System
Phosphorus (white or yellow) (12185-10-3)
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Hazard and Precautionary Statements (GHS)

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N-Bromosuccinimide Price

American Custom Chemicals Corporation
Product number
CHM0293138
Product name
WHITE PHOSPHORUS
Purity
95.00%
Packaging
5MG
Price
$774.4
Updated
2021/12/16
American Custom Chemicals Corporation
Product number
CHM0293138
Product name
WHITE PHOSPHORUS
Purity
95.00%
Packaging
50MG
Price
$1871.1
Updated
2021/12/16
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White phosphorus Chemical Properties,Usage,Production

Description

White phosphorus,also known as yellow phosphorus, is a nonmetallic element that is found in the form of crystals or a wax-like transparent solid. It ignites spontaneously in air at 86°F, which is also its ignition temperature. White phosphorus should be stored under water and away from heat. It is a dangerous fire risk, with a boiling point of 536°F (280°C) and a melting point of 111°F (43°C). White phosphorus is toxic by inhalation and ingestion, and contact with skin produces burns. The TLV is 0.1 mg/m3 of air, and it is insoluble in water, with a specific gravity of 1.82, which is heavier than air. White phosphorus is shipped and stored under water to keep it from contacting air. The four-digit UN identification number is 2447. The NFPA 704 designation is health 4, flammability 4, and reactivity 2. The primary uses are in rodenticides, smoke screens, and analytical chemistry.

Chemical Properties

Phosphorus is a white to yellow, soft, waxy solid with acrid fumes in air. White/yellow phosphorus is either a yellow or colorless, volatile, crystalline solid which darkens when exposed to light and ignites in air to form white fumes and greenish light. It has a garlic-like odor. Usually shipped or stored in water.

Potential Exposure

White or yellow phosphorus is handled away from air so that exposure is usually limited. Phosphorus was at one time used for the production of matches or “lucifers” but has long since been replaced due to its chronic toxicity. It is used in the manufacture of munitions including tracer bullets, pyrotechnics, explosives, smoke bombs; and other incendiary agents; (because it spontaneously catches fire in air) and as a smoke agent (because it produces clouds of irritating white smoke). Phosphorus is used artificial fertilizers; rodenticides, phosphor bronze alloys; semiconductors, Electro-luminescent coating; and chemicals, such as phosphoric and metallic phosphides. RP is used as a choking/pulmonary agent

Shipping

UN1338 Phosphorus, amorphous, Hazard Class: 4.1; Labels: 4.1-Flammable solid. UN1381 Phosphorus, white, dry; under water, in solution; Phosphorus, yellow, dry; yellow, under water; in solution, Hazard Class: 4.2; Labels: 4.2-Spontaneously combustible material, 6.1Poisonous materials. UN2447 Phosphorus white, molten, Hazard Class: 4.2; Labels: 4.2-Spontaneously combustible material, 6.1-Poisonous materials.

Incompatibilities

Phosphorus, a pyrophoric solid, spontaneously ignite on contact with air, producing toxic phosphorus oxide fumes. Reacts with strong bases, releasing toxic phosphine gas. Phosphorus reacts violently with oxidizers, halogens, some metals, nitrites, sulfur, and many other compounds, causing a fire and explosion hazard. White/yellow reacts with air, halogens, halides, sulfur, oxidizers, alkali hydroxides (forming gas); and metals (forming reactive phosphides). Red is a combustible solid. Friction or contact with oxidizers can cause ignition. Incompatible with many other substances. Forms gas and phosphoric acid on contact with moisture. Opened packages of red phosphorus should be stored under inert gas blanket.

Waste Disposal

Controlled incineration followed by alkaline scrubbing and particulate removal equipment.

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