phosphine is inflammable due to the presence of P2H4 or P4 vapours .why?

Asked by madhumitha.pavith93 | 30th Aug, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Pure phosphine is not inflammable but the gas may catch fire in air. This may be due to the presence of impurity P2H4 which is spontaneously inflammable

Answered by  | 30th Aug, 2010, 07:28: PM

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