Calcii Hypophosphis. Calcium Hypophosphite. Ca(P H2O2)2=169.67.

Source

Heat Phosphorus with Milk of Lime. Then pass Carbon Dioxide through the liquid to remove the excess of Lime. The Hypophosphite crystallizes out of the solution. 3Ca(OH)2+4P2+6H2O=3Ca(Ph2o2)2+2Ph3.

Characters

Colorless, transparent, monoclinic prisms or small lustrous scales, or a white, crystalline powder, having a nauseous, bitter taste. Solubility. - In 6.8 parts of water; insoluble in Alcohol.

Dose, 2 to 5 gr.; .12 to .30 gm.