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Phosphorus

  1. Herbert Diskowski1,
  2. Thomas Hofmann2

Published Online: 15 JUN 2000

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a19_505

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Diskowski, H. and Hofmann, T. 2000. Phosphorus. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft, Werk Knapsack, Hürth, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUN 2000

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Properties
2.1.Physical Properties
2.2.Chemical Properties
3.Occurrence of Phosphates in Nature
4.Production of White Phosphorus
4.1.Raw Materials
4.2.The Phosphorus Furnace
4.3.Purification of Crude Phosphorus
4.4.Treatment of Phosphorus-Containing Wastewater
4.5.Slag
4.6.Ferrophosphorus
4.7.Yields
5.Production of Red Phosphorus
6.Quality Specifications, Storage, and Transportation
6.1.White Phosphorus
6.2.Red Phosphorus
7.Uses
8.Economic Aspects
9.Toxicology