ALUMINIUM PHOSPHIDE

UN Number: 1397

Also known as: AIP, ALUMINIUM MONOPHOSPHIDE
Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 1397

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Solid
Density (kg/m3)
2850 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 57.96
Melting Point (°C) > 1000

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour dark gray or dark yellow
Odour fishy

Transportation data

State solid
IMO class 4.3

Reactivity data

Water Yes
Oxidizing agents Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Human toxicity threshold

TEEL-1 (mg/m3) 0.907 ppm
TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 2 ppm
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 3.6 ppm

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

Year Vessel Location Cargo type
1984 Rio Neuquen Port of Houston, USA Package
1997 - USA Package
Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: 139

See the guide or download the emergency response guidebook

At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

Emergency schedule: 4.3-02

SUBSTANCES DANGEROUS WHEN WET, PHOSPHIDES, WATER LIBERATES TOXIC AND/OR FLAMMABLE VAPOURS.

Emergency procedures

Action

Avoid all sources of ignition (e.g. naked lights, unprotected light bulbs, electric handtools).
Turn ship off-wind.

Spillage on deck

Collect spillage where practicable, for safe disposal. Keep water away unless to wash remainder of spillage overboard with copious quantities of water.

Spillage under deck

Provide adequate ventilation.
Keep dry. Collect spillage, where practicable, for safe disposal.

Fire on deck

Use dry chemical.
If possible remove receptacles likely to be involved.

Fire under deck

Batten down; use ship's fixed fire-fighting installation (not water).
Otherwise adopt action as for "On deck".

Special equipment to be carried

Protective gloves.
Self-contained breathing apparatus.
Dry chemical.

Decision trees

Decision trees

No decision trees available

No additional data

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