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Substance Name: Phosphorus
RN: 7723-14-0
UNII: 27YLU75U4W
InChIKey: OAICVXFJPJFONN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A non-metal element that has the atomic symbol P, atomic number 15, and atomic weight 31. It is an essential element that takes part in a broad variety of biochemical reactions.

Molecular Formulas

  • P
  • P4

Molecular Weight

  • 30.974
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Human Data
  • Insecticide
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Rodenticide

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 19
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 19
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 1 lb
  • Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) = 100 lb
  • TWA 0.1 mg/m3

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Phosphorus

MeSH Heading

  • Phosphorus

Synonyms

  • Amgard CPC
  • Amgard CPC 405
  • Black phosphorus
  • Bonide blue death rat killer
  • Caswell No. 663
  • Common sense cockroach and rat preparations
  • EC 231-768-7
  • EINECS 231-768-7
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 066502
  • Exolit 385
  • Exolit 405
  • Exolit LPKN
  • Exolit LPKN 275
  • Exolit RP 605
  • Exolit RP 650
  • Exolit RP 652
  • Exolit RP 654
  • Exolit VPK-n 361
  • FR-T 2 (element)
  • Gelber phosphor
  • Gelber phosphor [German]
  • Hishigado
  • Hishigado AP
  • Hishigado CP
  • Hishigado NP 10
  • Hishigado PL
  • Hostaflam RP 602
  • Hostaflam RP 614
  • Hostaflam RP 622
  • Hostaflam RP 654
  • HSDB 1169
  • Masteret 70450
  • Nova Sol R 20
  • Novaexcel 140
  • Novaexcel 150
  • Novaexcel F 5
  • Novaexcel ST 100
  • Novaexcel ST 140
  • Novaexcel ST 300
  • Novared 120UF
  • Novared 120UFA
  • Novared 120VFA
  • Novared 140
  • Novared 280
  • Novared C 120
  • Novared F 5
  • NVE 140
  • Phosphorus
  • Phosphorus (red)
  • Phosphorus-31
  • Rat-Nip
  • Red phosphorus
  • UNII-27YLU75U4W
  • Violet phosphorus
  • White phosphorus

Systematic Names

  • Phosphorus
  • Phosphorus (red)

Superlist Names

  • Phosphorus
  • Phosphorus, amorphous
  • Phosphorus, amorphous [UN1338] [Flammable solid]
  • Phosphorus, white

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7723-14-0

FDA UNII

  • 27YLU75U4W

Other Registry Number

  • 29879-37-6

System Generated Number

  • 0007723140

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/P

InChIKey

OAICVXFJPJFONN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

P

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LDLo oral 4mg/kg (4mg/kg)   Yakkyoku. Pharmacy. Vol. 28, Pg. 329, 1977.
dog LDLo oral 10mg/kg (10mg/kg)   Yakkyoku. Pharmacy. Vol. 28, Pg. 329, 1977.
dog LDLo subcutaneous 2mg/kg (2mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: FOOD INTAKE (ANIMAL)

LIVER: FATTY LIVER DEGERATION

CARDIAC: OTHER CHANGES
Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 52, Pg. 173, 1905.
duck LDLo oral 3mg/kg (3mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS
Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 39, Pg. 151, 1950.
human LDLo oral 1400ug/kg (1.4mg/kg)   Pesticide Chemicals Official Compendium, Association of the American Pesticide Control Officials, Inc., 1966. Vol. -, Pg. 901, 1966.
mammal (species unspecified) LDLo oral 200mg/kg (200mg/kg)   "Pesticide Index," Frear, E.H., ed., State College, PA, College Science Pub., 1969Vol. 4, Pg. 321, 1969.
man LDLo unreported 4412ug/kg (4.412mg/kg)   "Poisoning; Toxicology, Symptoms, Treatments," 2nd ed., Arena, J.M., Springfield, IL, C.C. Thomas, 1970Vol. 2, Pg. 73, 1970.
mouse LD50 oral 4820ug/kg (4.82mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: FOOD INTAKE (ANIMAL)

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
National Technical Information Service. Vol. AD-B011-150,
pig LDLo oral 160mg/kg (160mg/kg)   "Pesticide Index," Frear, E.H., ed., State College, PA, College Science Pub., 1969Vol. 4, Pg. 321, 1969.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 10mg/kg (10mg/kg) ENDOCRINE: HYPOGLYCEMIA

BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS
Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 64, Pg. 274, 1911.
rat LD50 oral 3030ug/kg (3.03mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: FOOD INTAKE (ANIMAL)

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES
National Technical Information Service. Vol. AD-B011-150,
women LDLo oral 4600ug/kg (4.6mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING

SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): SWEATING: OTHER
Archives of Internal Medicine. Vol. 83, Pg. 164, 1949.
women LDLo oral 22mg/kg (22mg/kg) CARDIAC: CARDIOMYOPATHY INCLUDING INFARCTION American Heart Journal. Vol. 84, Pg. 139, 1972.
women TDLo oral 2600ug/kg (2.6mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING

BEHAVIORAL: FLUID INTAKE

GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"
New England Journal of Medicine. Vol. 232, Pg. 247, 1945.
women TDLo oral 11mg/kg (11mg/kg)   American Journal of the Medical Sciences. Vol. 209, Pg. 223, 1944.
women TDLo oral 11mg/kg (11mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING

GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"
American Journal of the Medical Sciences. Vol. 209, Pg. 223, 1944.