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diphosphane


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A yellow liquid, P2H4, which is spontaneously flammable in air. It is obtained by hydrolysis of calcium phosphide. Many of the references to the spontaneous flammability of phosphine (PH3) are in fact due to traces of P2H4 as impurities.

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