Glyphosine

  • N,N-Bis(phosphonomethyl)glycine
  • N-(Carboxymethyl)iminodi(methylphosphinic acid)
  • N,N-Di(phosphonomethyl)glycine
  • Nitrilomonomethylcarbonyldimethylphosphonic acid
Formula
C4H11NO8P2
Structure
Uses
Chemical ripener.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2439-99-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-468-4
EC Index Number
015-125-00-6
RTECS
MB9120000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide
UN (DOT)
3261
Merck
12,4523
Beilstein/Gmelin
1884944
Beilstein Reference
6-04
EPA OPP
471200
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H11NO8P2
Formula mass
263.08
Melting point, °C
203
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1E-19 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble
pKa/pKb
0.61 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
107.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Slightly corrosive to metals., Strong oxidizing agents
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Phosphorous oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Risk of serious damage to eyes.
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes severe eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
3261
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
III