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Phosgene solution

~20% in toluene

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reaction type: Carbonylations


~20% in toluene


≤300 mg/kg benzene

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 2 Inhalation - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Repr. 2 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT SE 1 Inhalation - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system, Lungs

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

39.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

4 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Wenli Li et al.
Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 131(2), 612-628 (2012-11-13)
Phosgene gas is a lower respiratory tract irritant. As such, it stimulates nociceptive vagal C-fiber-related reflexes in a dose-rate and concentration × exposure duration (C × t)-dependent manner. In rats, this reflex is characterized by extended apnea time periods, bradycardia...
Hong-li Chen et al.
Journal of applied toxicology : JAT, 33(1), 71-77 (2011-08-06)
Phosgene is a poorly water-soluble gas penetrating the lower respiratory tract which can induce acute lung injury characterized by a latent phase of fatal pulmonary edema. Pulmonary edema caused by phosgene is believed to be a consequence of oxidative stress...
Wen-Li Li et al.
Inhalation toxicology, 23(13), 842-852 (2011-11-01)
The principal acute mode of action of inhaled phosgene gas is related to an increase alveolar fluid exudation under pathologic conditions. This paper considers some aspects in modeling phosgene-induced acute lung injury (ALI) in an acute rat bioassay and whether...
Rui Liu et al.
Scientific reports, 2, 813-813 (2012-12-12)
Identifying a critical transition and its leading biomolecular network during the initiation and progression of a complex disease is a challenging task, but holds the key to early diagnosis and further elucidation of the essential mechanisms of disease deterioration at...
Pradip Kundu et al.
Analytical chemistry, 84(10), 4594-4597 (2012-04-11)
Phosgene is a very toxic gas, which was used as a chemical weapon in World War I, and is currently widely used in industrial processes. So far, no any phosgene fluorescent sensor has been reported. In this study, we report...

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