- Phosphorus is a widely multi used non metallic mineral element
- Atomic number: 15 and atomic weight: 30. 978
- Present in white, red and black color
We will talk about red phosphorus here
- Phosphorus is prepared by heating white phosphorous at 240 C
- Flammable with explosive
It is used
- To prepare phosphoric acid and phosphorus compounds
- In match and explosive materials making
- In the manufacturing of fertilizers
- Do not keep it in open air.
- Keep it safe from rubbing and friction.