Name few uses of Red Phosphorus

Some uses of Red Phosphorus are:

  • Used in the manufacture of matches
  • Red phosphorus can be used as a very effective flame retardant, especially in thermoplastics (e.g. polyamide)
  • It is used in the production of narcotics
  •  It can be used as an elemental photocatalyst for hydrogen formation from the water

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