1-Octylphosphonic acid is a basic building block and used in the preparation of various pharmaceutical compounds and chemical products. It is supported with calcium hydroxyapatite and used in the dental field as corrosion inhibitor and organic building block. It acts as a corrosion inhibitor in metallic household surfaces such as faucets and drains as well as prevents the rusting of can or dispenser. It is also used in the synthesis of octyl-phosphonic acid dimethyl ester by reacting with iodomethane in presence of CS2 CO3.
Slightly soluble in organic solvents and water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
|100° to 102°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Specific treatment (see label).
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
TSCA : TSCA