Hypophosphorous Acid

(BAN, USAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Acidum Hypophosphorosum; Hipofosforoso, ácido; Phosphinic Acid.
Chemical formula: H3PO2 = 66.0.
CAS — 6303-21-5; 14332-09-3.

Pharmacopoeias.

In USNF.

USNF 26

(Hypophosphorous Acid). It contains 30 to 32% of H 3 PO 2 . A colourless or slightly yellow, odourless liquid. Store in airtight containers.

💊 Profile

Hypophosphorous acid is used as an antoxidant. Hypophosphates were used in tonics; like the glycerophosphates they are not a suitable source of phosphorus.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: UK: Dispello.
Published May 08, 2019.