- Phosphonic acid, (2-hydroxyethyl)-, dimethyl ester
odorless colorless liquid
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Boiling point, °C
98 - 104 (0.1 torr)
1.2339 g/cm3 (20 C)
1.441 (19.5 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, oxides of phosphorus, carbon dioxide.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Combustible Liquid. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Harmful if swallowed. Symptoms of quinine overdose can include loss of visual acuity, narrowing of the field of vision, partial to complete blindness, loss of light sensitivity, dilation of the pupils with no response to light, and partial to complete loss of hearing. The natural course is for some spontaneous recovery to occur, but the recovery may not be complete. (Grant and Schuman, Toxicology of the Eye, 4th
Harmful if inhaled. Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Causes skin irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
Causes eye irritation.
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.