Phenylphosphine

  • Phosphaniline
  • Fenylfosfin
Formula
C6H7P
Structure
Description
Clear colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
638-21-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
211-325-4
RTECS
SZ2100000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
741946
Beilstein Reference
4-16-00-00948
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H7P
Formula mass
110.10
Boiling point, °C
160
Density
1.001 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.5785 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
If you spill this chemical, FIRST REMOVE ALL SOURCES OF IGNITION. Then, use absorbent paper to pick up all liquid spill material. Your contaminated clothing and absorbent paper should be sealed in a vapor-tight plastic bag for eventual disposal. Solvent wash all contaminated surfaces with 60-70% ethanol followed by washing with a soap and water solution. Do not reenter the contaminated area until the Safety Officer (or other responsible person) has verified that the area has been properly cleaned.
Stability
Spontaneously combustible in high concentrations in air. Potential exposure to gaseous PF when polyphosphinates are heated above 200 C.
Incompatibilities
Can react vigorously with oxidizing materials Incompatible with oxidizers such as atmospheric oxygen Incompatible with acids, particularly oxidizing acids.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
73
Fire fighting
Fires involving this compound should be controlled with a dry chemical, carbon dioxide or Halon extinguisher.
Fire potential
This material is probably combustible.

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
NIOSH REL: C 0.05 ppm (0.25 mg/m3)
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
In animals:, causes blood changes, anemia, testicular degeneration; loss of appetite, diarrhea, lacrimation (discharge of tears), hind leg tremor; dermatitis Target Organs: Blood, central nervous system, skin, reproductive system.
   Skin
See inhalation.
   Eyes
See inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If the victim is conscious and not convulsing, give 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute the chemical and IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center. MMEDIATELY transport the victim to a hospital.
   Inhalation
IMMEDIATELY leave the contaminated area; take deep breaths of fresh air. IMMEDIATELY call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, or burning in the mouth, throat, or chest) develop. Provide proper respiratory protection to rescuers entering an unknown atmosphere. Whenever possible, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) should be used.
   Skin
IMMEDIATELY flood affected skin with water while removing and isolating all contaminated clothing. Gently wash all affected skin areas thoroughly with soap and water. IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim to a hospital for treatment after washing the affected areas.
   Eyes
First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim after flushing eyes to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop.

Transport.