ZINC PHOSPHIDE - (1314-84-7)

Introduction

Name: zinc phosphide
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 1314-84-7
Chemical Formula: Zn3P2
Molar Mass: 258.174522 g
Mass Percent: Zn 76.005 %; P 23.994 % 

Classification

• inorganic

Uses/Function

• "Rodenticide." 1

Bonding

Bonding: polar covalent
Ionic Character: 16.36 %

For More Information

Sources

(1) - The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 13th ed.; Budavari, S.; O'Neil, M.J.; Smith, A.; Heckelman, P. E.; Kinneary, J. F., Eds.; Merck & Co.: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2001; entry 10206.