Bismuth phosphate

  • Bismuth orthophosphate
  • Bismugel
  • Phosphoric acid, bismuth(3+) salt (1:1)
Formula
BiPO4
Structure
Description
Odorless white powder.
Uses
Substance is used in the separation of plutonium from fission products.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
10049-01-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
233-161-2
Merck
12,1316
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
BiO4P
Formula mass
303.95
Melting point, °C
 
Boiling point, °C
 
Density
6.323 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble.

Hazards and Protection.
Small spills/leaks
Wash up with water. Dispose to drain.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Fight surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Not flammable.

Health.
Exposure effects
Nuisance dust. Not considered a toxic hazard.

First aid
 
   Eyes
Wash eyes thoroughtly with water after contact.

Transport.