Barium Hypophosphite

Title: Barium Hypophosphite
CAS Registry Number: 14871-79-5
Molecular Formula: BaH4O4P2
Molecular Weight: 267.30
Percent Composition: Ba 51.38%, H 1.51%, O 23.94%, P 23.18%
Line Formula: Ba(H2PO2)2
Literature References: Prepd by treating white phosphorus with barium hydroxide: 8P + 3Ba(OH)2.8H2O + H2O ® 3Ba(H2PO 2)2.H2O + 2PH3: Rose, Pogg. Ann. 9, 370 (1827); Klement in Handbook of Preparative Inorganic Chemistry Vol. 1, G. Brauer, Ed. (Academic Press, New York, 2nd ed., 1963) p 557.
Derivative Type: Monohydrate
Properties: Monoclinic platelets with nacreous sheen from hot water. Poisonous! d417 2.90. Soly (g/100 ml H2O): 28.6 (17°); 33.3 (100°). Practically insol in alcohol.
Density: d417 2.90
Use: In nickel plating.
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