Nickel phosphide

  • Nickel(II) phosphide
Formula
Ni2P
Structure
Description
Gray to black hexagonal crystals.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
12035-64-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
234-828-0
45 20/21/22 42/43
53 26 36/37/39 45
Beilstein/Gmelin
67659 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
Ni2P
Formula mass
148.36
Melting point, °C
1100
Density
7.15 g/cm3 (25 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
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.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Acids, Halogens, Strong bases.
Decomposition
Thermal decomposition may produce toxic fumes of phosphorus oxides and/or phosphine, Borane/boron oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Use approved class D extinguishers or smother with dry sand, dry ground limestone, or dry clay. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
0.1 mg/m3 TLV
Carcinogin
G-A4, I-1, N-1, CP65
Exposure effects
Toxic. May cause cancer. Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. May cause sensitization by inhalation and skin contact. Target organ(s): Lungs.

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.

Transport.