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(2N) 99% Phosphorus Pentasulfide
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(3N) 99.9% Phosphorus Pentasulfide
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(4N) 99.99% Phosphorus Pentasulfide
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(5N) 99.999% Phosphorus Pentasulfide
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Phosphorus Pentasulfide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula P2S5
Molecular Weight 222.27
Appearance Yellow Powder
Melting Point 280 - 284°C
Boiling Point 514°C
Density 2.09 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 221.807878
Monoisotopic Mass 221.807878

Phosphorus Pentasulfide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H228-H260-H302-H332-H400
Hazard Codes F,Xn,N
Risk Codes 11-20/22-29-50
Safety Statements 61
RTECS Number TH4375000
Transport Information UN 1340 4.3/PG 2
WGK Germany 3

About Phosphorus Pentasulfide

Phosphorus Pentasulfide is generally immediately available in most volumes, including bulk orders. American Elements can produce materials to custom specifications by request, in addition to custom compositions for commercial and research applications and new proprietary technologies. American Elements also casts any of the rare earth metals and most other advanced materials into rod, bar or plate form, as well as numerous other machined shapes, nanomaterials, and in the form of solutions and organometallic compounds. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Phosphorus Pentasulfide Synonyms

Phosphorus(V) sulfide, Sulfur phosphide, Phosphoric sulfide, Phosphorus persulfide, Thiophosphoric anhydride, Diphosphorus pentasulfide, Diphosphorus pentasulphide

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula P2S5
MDL Number MFCD00011441
EC No. 215-242-4
Beilstein/Reaxys No. N/A
Pubchem CID 16136710
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/P2S5/c3-1(4)7-2(5)6

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements

Phosphorus Bohr ModelSee more Phosphorus products. Phosphorus (atomic symbol: P, atomic number: 15) is a Block P, Group 15, Period 3 element. The number of electrons in each of Phosphorus's shells is 2, 8, 5 and its electronic configuration is [Ne] 3s2 3p3. The phosphorus atom has a radius of and its Van der Waals radius is Phosphorus is a highly-reactive non-metallic element (sometimes considered a metalloid) with two primary allotropes, white phosphorus and red phosphorus its black flaky appearance is similar to graphitic carbon. Compound forms of phosphorus include phosphates and phosphides. Phosphorous was first recognized as an element by Hennig Brand in 1669 its name (phosphorus mirabilis, or "bearer of light") was inspired from the brilliant glow emitted by its distillation.

See more Sulfur products. Sulfur (or Sulphur) (atomic symbol: S, atomic number: 16) is a Block P, Group 16, Period 3 element with an atomic radius of 32.066. Sulfur Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Sulfur's shells is 2, 8, 6 and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2 3p4. In its elemental form, sulfur has a light yellow appearance. The sulfur atom has a covalent radius of 105 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 180 pm. In nature, sulfur can be found in hot springs, meteorites, volcanoes, and as galena, gypsum, and epsom salts. Sulfur has been known since ancient times but was not accepted as an element until 1777, when Antoine Lavoisier helped to convince the scientific community that it was an element and not a compound.

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