Magnesium phosphate

  • Trimagnesium phosphate
  • Trimagnesium bis(orthophosphate)
  • Phosphoric acid, magnesium salt (2:3)
Formula
Mg3(PO4)2
Structure
Description
White needles
Uses
Used in plant food, dentifrice polishing agent, adsorbent, stabilizer for plastics, medication.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7757-87-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
231-824-0
Merck
12,5720
Beilstein/Gmelin
15662 (G)
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8089
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
Mg3O8P2
Formula mass
262.86
Melting point, °C
1357
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.

Fire.

Health.
Poison_Class
5
Exposure effects
Properties of this material have not yet been prepared. Any recommendations are of a general nature. Many chemicals cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. In severe cases respiratory tract irritation can progress to ARDS/acute lung injury which may be delayed in onset for up to 24 to 72 hours in some cases Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible if caustic or irritant chemicals are ingested. ALWAYS contact your local poision control authority or medical professional for assistance.

First aid
 

Transport.