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Zinc phosphide, 99.999% (metals basis), Thermo Scientific Chemicals

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0.5 g
2 g
10 g

Zinc phosphide has useful applications in photovoltaic cells. It is also employed as a laboratory chemical. It plays an important role in medicine and pharmaceuticals. It acts as a fumigant in grain storage.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

Boiling Point 1100°C
Melting Point 420°C
Physical Form Pieces
Quantity 0.5 g
UN Number UN1714
Merck Index 14,10152
Solubility Information Insoluble in water and ethanol. Soluble in benzene.
Formula Weight 258.1
Percent Purity 99.999%
Sensitivity Moisture sensitive
Density 4.55 g/mL
Assay (metals basis)
Chemical Name or Material Zinc phosphide
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GHS H Statement
In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
Fatal if swallowed.



DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: ZINC PHOSPHIDE

EINECSNumber : 215-244-5

RTECSNumber : ZH4900000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures

RUO – Research Use Only