PHOSPHORUS PENTASULFIDE†

Chemical Identification
CAS # 1314-80-3
Formula
 

P₄S₁₀

Synonyms
 

phosphorus persulfide; phosphorus sulfide; sulfur phosphide

Physical Properties
Physical description Greenish-gray to yellow, crystalline solid with an odor of rotten eggs.
Boiling point 957°F Molecular weight 222.3
Freezing point/melting point 527°F Vapor pressure 1 mmHg at 572°F
Flash point Vapor density
Specific gravity 2.03 Ionization potential
Lower explosive limit (LEL) Upper explosive limit (UEL)
NFPA health rating 2 NFPA fire rating 1
NFPA reactivity rating 2 NFPA special instruction W: Reacts violently or explosively with water.
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Analyte code (IMIS no.) 2092
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media Low-ash 37 mm PVC filter, 5 microns [SKC 225-802]
Sampling time*
 

 

Sampling volume (TWA)*
 

120-960 L

Sampling flow rate (TWA)*
 

2 L/min

Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
 

30 L

Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
 

2 L/min

Analytical method instruments IC
Method reference OSHA ID-128SG (partially validated)
Notes
 

Submit as a separate sample.

Special requirements
 

 

* All sampling instructions above are recommended guidelines for OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs), please see the corresponding OSHA method reference for complete details.

Wipe Method
Sampler/Sampling media
 

Wipe with Whatman smear tab. [WHA1450993]

Bulk Method
Bulk Method
 

 

On-Site Screening Techniques
Device
Model/Type
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
Exposure Limits
OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
NIOSH REL
Up to 10-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
ACGIH TLV©
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
CAL/OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
PEL-TWA
 

1 mg/m³

REL-TWA
 

1 mg/m³

TLV-TWA
 

1 mg/m³ [1992]

PEL-TWA
 

1 mg/m³

PEL-STEL
 

 

REL-STEL
 

3 mg/m³

TLV-STEL
 

3 mg/m³ [1992]

PEL-STEL
 

3 mg/m³

PEL-C
 

 

REL-C
 

 

TLV-C
 

 

PEL-C
 

 

Skin notation
 

N

Skin notation
 

N

Skin notation
 

N

Skin notation
 

N

Notes:
 

See 29 CFR 1910.1000 Table Z-1.

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Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
 

250 mg/m³

Carcinogenic classifications: Not listed Notes:
 

 

AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:
 

 

Last Updated Date : 01/08/2021