Phosphorous Pentoxide

CAS #
1314-56-3
Synonym
Diphosphorus pentoxide; Phosphorus(V) oxide; Phosphoric anhydride

“A potent dehydrating agent as indicated by the exothermic nature of its hydrolysis.
A granular form of P4O10 is used in desiccators.
Used in organic synthesis for dehydration. The most important application is for the conversion of amides into nitriles.”

Hazard Class
8
UN Number
1807
Packing Group
II
Import Duty
2809.10.00