Toxicological properties of phosphorus

- May 28, 2018-


Skin contact: Immediately remove contaminated clothing and rinse with plenty of running water for 20-30 minutes. Get medical advice if you feel unwell.

Eye contact: Lift eyelids and rinse with running water or saline. Get medical advice if you feel unwell.

Inhalation: quickly from the scene to fresh air. Keep the airway open. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Respiratory, cardiac arrest, and immediate CPR. Get medical attention.

Ingestion: Drink water. Do not induce vomiting. Get medical advice if you feel unwell.

Fire-fighting measures

Hazardous characteristics: In the event of fire, high heat, friction, impact, there is a danger of burning. Combustion occurs when mixed with bromine. With most oxidants such as chlorates, nitrates, perchlorates, or permanganates, and other compounds that are very sensitive to the explosion. Give off toxic irritating fumes when burning.

Hazardous combustion products: Phosphorus oxides.

Fire precautions and measures: A small fire can be smothered with dry sand. Fire extinguishes fire. After the fire is extinguished, it must be covered with wet sand to prevent re-ignition. Care must be taken when cleaning to avoid burns.