Chemical Name: Red phosphorus
Chemical Formula: P
CAS Number: 7723-14-0
Synonyms: Phosphorus;P;Phosphorus-30;Red phosphorus;White phosphorus;Phosphorous;Phosphorus, red;UN 1338;Hittorf’s phosphorus;Violet phosphorus
Appearance: reddish-brown powder
Vapor Density: 4.7 (air = 1)
Water Solubility: negligible
Stability: Stable. Highly flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases. Light and heat sensitive.
Molecular Weight: 30.973762
Alternate Names: Phosphorus | P
Related Hazardous Material Name: Phosphorus, amorphous.