Trisodium phosphide; [ChemIDplus] Trinatrium phosphid (German); Fosfuro de trisodio (Spanish); Phosphure de trisodium (French); Phosphure de sodium (French); [HSDB] UN1432
Red or grey solid; [HSDB]
Used in various chemical reactions, as a catalyst, and for polymer production; [HSDB]
Produces phosphine on contact with water; [ERG 2016] Reacts with water forming sodium hydroxide and phosphine; [HSDB] See "PHOSPHIDES." See "Phosphine."
Not TIH in land-based spills, but TiH substance released when spilled in water; [ERG 2016]
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: