Phosphorus, amorphous, red

Phosphorus, amorphous, red (P) is a flammable chemical that consists of red crystals or powder. This chemical is an allotrope of phosphorus.. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Phosphorus, amorphous, red. Please review our fire rated products: View All Chemical Storage Products

Phosphorus, amorphous, red Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Must be preheated before ignition can occur. Will reignite after fire is extinguished. Heat may cause reversion to toxic yellow phosphorus.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition. Store in cool, well-ventilated area. Avoid sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details: Incompatible with oxidizing agents such as chlorates, nitrates, and halogens.
  • Description: Phosphorus is a nonmetallic chemical element with symbol P and atomic number 15. A multivalent pnictogen, phosphorus as a mineral is almost always present in its maximally oxidised state, as inorganic phosphate rocks.
  • Classification: Reducing Agent, Flammable Solid
  • Brand Name: n/a

Phosphorus, amorphous, red Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
P 2.2 - 2.34 g/cm³ 536° F red phosphorus 30.97 g/mol -- 111.° F

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