Chemical (CAS#)

Aluminum phosphide (20859-73-8)


  • Poison




Aluminum phosphide is a dark gray or dry, yellow, crystalline solid. It reacts with moisture to give phosphine, a flammable and poisonous gas.


Pressurized cylinder can be used for vapor reduction.


Generally solids will not be very reactive with FAST-ACT.

Primary Mechanism Type

FAST-ACT Powder is not intended for use on solid compounds.


Compound mixed with MgO, TiO2, Mg(OH)2

Disposal Notes

FAST-ACT is for liquid and vapor chemicals, not solid materials.

Reaction Rate (Slower to Faster)

Reaction Rate: 0


**Treatment: Also, FAST-ACT is for liquid and vapor chemicals, not solid

FAST-ACT Application Methods:


D. For vapor contamination, utilize a FAST-ACT Pressurized Cylinder to dispense the product into the airspace: Shake the FAST-ACT Pressurized Cylinder to loosen the contents. Pull the ring pin. Squeeze the lever and shake the cylinder in up and down motion to ensure maximum discharge of the FAST-ACT powder. Aim the hose and mist all powder in the direction of hazard. If liquid hazard is also present, sweep hose side to side to ensure complete coverage of liquid hazard.