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Phosphorus Pentoxide

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

P2O5

MDL Number:

MFCD00011440

EC No.:

215-236-1

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>98% Phosphorus(V) Oxide
P5-OX-018-P
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Phosphorus Pentoxide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula O5P2
Molecular Weight 141.94
Appearance White powder
Melting Point 580-585 °C
Boiling Point 300 °C
Density 2.39 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O Insoluble
Exact Mass 141.922096 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 141.922096 g/mol

Phosphorus Pentoxide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H314
Hazard Codes C
Precautionary Statements P280-P303 + P361 + P353-P304 + P340 + P310-P305 + P351 + P338
Flash Point Not applicable
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
RTECS Number TH3945000
Transport Information UN 1807 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 1
GHS Pictograms

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 08/22/2019
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Phosphorus Pentoxide

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. P5-OX-018-P 018

CAS #: 1314-56-3

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2 Hazard(s) identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS05 Corrosion
Skin Corr. 1B H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
GHS label elements
The substance is classified and labeled according to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).

Corrosion - GHS05

Hazard pictograms
GHS05
Signal word Danger
Hazard-determining components of labeling:
phosphorus pentoxide
Hazard statements
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary statements
P231 Handle under inert gas.
P303+P361+P353 If on skin (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/
shower.
P305+P351+P338 If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present
and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P403+P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P422 Store contents under inert gas.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international
regulations.
Classification system:
NFPA ratings (scale 0 - 4)
4


Health = 4
Fire = 0
Reactivity = 0
HMIS-ratings (scale 0 - 4)
HEALTH
FIRE
REACTIVITY
4


Health = 4
Fire = 0
Reactivity = 0
Other hazards
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: N/A
vPvB: N/A


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substances
CAS # / Substance Name
1314-56-3 phosphorus pentoxide
Identification number(s)
EC number: 215-236-1
Index number: 015-010-00-0


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
General information: Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.
If inhaled: In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation.
In case of skin contact: Immediately wash with soap and water; rinse thoroughly.
In case of eye contact: Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Consult a physician.
If swallowed: Drink copious amounts of water and provide fresh air. Immediately call a doctor.
Information for doctor:
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
No data available
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing agents:
CO2, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
During heating or in case of fire poisonous gases are produced.
Advice for firefighters
Protective equipment: Mouth respiratory protective device.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Mount respiratory protective device.
Use personal protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
Environmental precautions: No special measures required.
Methods and materials for containment and cleanup:
Use neutralizing agent.
Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Reference to other sections
See Section 7 for information on safe handling.
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for disposal information.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling:
Precautions for safe handling
Thorough dedusting.
Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.
Open and handle receptacle with care.
Information about protection against explosions and fires: Keep respiratory protective device available.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.
Further information about storage conditions:
Keep receptacle tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed receptacles.
Specific end use(s) No data available


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Additional information about design of technical systems: No further data; see item 7.
Control parameters
Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace: Not required.
Additional information: The lists that were valid during the creation were used as basis.
Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment:
General protective and hygienic measures:
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Breathing equipment:
In case of brief exposure or low pollution use respiratory filter device. In case of intensive or longer exposure use
respiratory protective device that is independent of circulating air.
Protection of hands:
SProtective gloves
The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.
Due to missing tests no recommendation to the glove material can be given for the product/ the preparation/ the
chemical mixture.
Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation
Material of gloves
The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and
varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Penetration time of glove material
The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be
observed.
Eye protection:
RTightly sealed goggles


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance:
Form: Powder
Color: White
Odor: Odorless
Odor threshold: No data available.
pH: N/A
Melting point/Melting range: 580-585 °C (1076-1085 °F)
Boiling point/Boiling range: 300 subl °C (572 subl °F)
Flash point: N/A
Flammability (solid, gas): Product is not flammable.
Ignition temperature:
Decomposition temperature: No data available.
Autoignition: No data available.
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Explosion limits:
Lower: No data available.
Upper: No data available.
Vapor pressure at 20 °C (68 °F): no data hPa
Density at 20 °C (68 °F): 2.39 g/cm3 (19.945 lbs/gal)
Relative density No data available.
Vapor density N/A
Evaporation rate N/A
Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water: Insoluble.
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): No data available.
Viscosity:
Dynamic: N/A
Kinematic: N/A
Solvent content:
Organic solvents: 0.0 %
VOC content: 0.0 g/l / 0.00 lb/gl
Solids content: 100.0 %
Other information No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity No data available
Chemical stability
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Possibility of hazardous reactions No dangerous reactions known.
Conditions to avoid No data available
Incompatible materials: No data available
Hazardous decomposition products: No dangerous decomposition products known.


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity:
Primary irritant effect:
on the skin: Caustic effect on skin and mucous membranes.
on the eye: Strong caustic effect.
Sensitization: No sensitizing effects known.
Additional toxicological information:
Swallowing will lead to a strong caustic effect on mouth and throat and to the danger of perforation of esophagus
and stomach.
Carcinogenic categories
IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer)
Substance is not listed.
NTP (National Toxicology Program)
Substance is not listed.
OSHA-Ca (Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
Substance is not listed.


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity
Aquatic toxicity: No data available
Persistence and degradability No data available
Behavior in environmental systems:
Bioaccumulative potential No data available
Mobility in soil No data available
Additional ecological information: Must not reach bodies of water or drainage ditch undiluted or unneutralized.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT: N/A
vPvB: N/A
Other adverse effects No data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste treatment methods
Recommendation:
Must not be disposed of together with household garbage. Do not allow product to enter drains, sewage systems, or other water courses system.
Uncleaned packagings:
Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN-Number
DOT, IMDG, IATA UN1807
UN proper shipping name
DOT, IATA Phosphorus pentoxide
IMDG PHOSPHORUS PENTOXIDE
Transport hazard class(es)
DOT
Class 8 Corrosive substances
Label 8
IMDG, IATA
Class 8 Corrosive substances
Label 8
Packing group
DOT, IMDG, IATA II
Environmental hazards:
Marine pollutant: No
Special precautions for user Warning: Corrosive substances
Danger code (Kemler): 80
Segregation groups Acids
Stowage Category A
Transport in bulk according to Annex II of
MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code N/A
Transport/Additional information:
DOT
Quantity limitations On passenger aircraft/rail: 15 kg
On cargo aircraft only: 50 kg
IMDG
Limited quantities (LQ) 1 kg
Excepted quantities (EQ) Code: E2
Maximum net quantity per inner packaging: 30 g
Maximum net quantity per outer packaging: 500 g
UN "Model Regulation": UN 1807 PHOSPHORUS PENTOXIDE, 8, II


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
Sara
Section 355 (extremely hazardous substances):
Substance is listed.
Section 313 (Specific toxic chemical listings):
Substance is not listed.
TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act):
Substance is listed.
Proposition 65
Chemicals known to cause cancer:
Substance is not listed.
Chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity for females:
Substance is not listed.
Chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity for males:
Substance is not listed.
Chemicals known to cause developmental toxicity:
Substance is not listed.
Carcinogenic categories
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
Substance is not listed.
TLV (Threshold Limit Value established by ACGIH)
Substance is not listed.
NIOSH-Ca (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
Substance is not listed.
GHS label elements
The substance is classified and labeled according to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).
Hazard pictograms
GHS05
Signal word Danger
Hazard-determining components of labeling:
phosphorus pentoxide
Hazard statements
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary statements
P231 Handle under inert gas.
P303+P361+P353 If on skin (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/
shower.
P305+P351+P338 If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present
and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P403+P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P422 Store contents under inert gas.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international
regulations.
Chemical safety assessment: A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.


SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION

Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH). The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. American Elements shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale. COPYRIGHT 1997-2018 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.

About Phosphorus Pentoxide

High Purity Phosphorus PentOxide Phosphorus Pentoxide (Phosphorus(V) Oxide) is a dehydrating agent used in organic synthesis, primarily in converting primary amides into nitriles and mineral acids into their anhydrides.

Phosphorus Pentoxide Synonyms

Phosphorus(V) oxide, Phosphorus(5+) pentoxide, Diphosphonate, Diphosphonic acid dianion,16752-60-6 (diphosphorus pentaoxide, P4O10)

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula P2O5
MDL Number MFCD00011440
EC No. 215-236-1
Pubchem CID 6326975
IUPAC Name 1,3-dioxodiphosphoxane-1,3-diium-1,3-diolate
SMILES O=P(=O)OP(=O)=O
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/O5P2/c1-6(2)5-7(3)4
InchI Key YWEUIGNSBFLMFL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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 110.5.pm and its Van der Waals radius is 180.pm. 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.

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