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How dangerous is Red phosphorous.


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Red Phosphorous

  • Red phosphorous is one of the most common allotropes of Phosphorous and is considered to be a derivative of P4 molecule.
  • The purest form of red Phosphorous is not considered toxic but contamination with yellow phosphorous may cause coughing, bronchitis, and possible liver or kidney impairment.

Therefore, the pure form of Red phosphorous is not considered to be toxic.


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