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Quenching pyrophoric phosphine
« on: October 10, 2020, 03:40:33 PM »
I found some Bu3P that needs to be disposed of. I tried looking for some info on how to quench it, but was unsuccessful. Dilute and cold acid?

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Re: Quenching pyrophoric phosphine
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2020, 04:39:47 PM »
How much are we talking about? Could you oxidise with e.g. aqueous hydrogen peroxide?

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Re: Quenching pyrophoric phosphine
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2020, 02:46:41 PM »
1/2 liter. Hmmm; thanks for the comment.

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