Potential Health Effects:
May cause irritation to the respiratory tract. Symptoms may include coughing and shortness of breath.
Phosphates are slowly and incompletely absorbed when ingested, and seldom result in systemic effects. Such effects, however, have occurred. Symptoms may include vomiting, lethargy, diarrhea, blood chemistry effects, heart disturbances and central nervous system effects. The toxicity of phosphates is because of their ability to sequester calcium.
Irritant due to its acidic nature. May cause inflammation and pain on prolonged contact, especially with moist skin.
May cause irritation, redness and pain.
May sequester calcium and cause calcium phosphate deposits in the kidneys.
CAUTION! MAY CAUSE IRRITATION TO SKIN, EYES, AND RESPIRATORY TRACT. MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED OR INHALED.
- Health Rating: 2 – Moderate
- Flammability Rating: 0 – None
- Reactivity Rating: 1 – Slight
- Contact Rating: 2 – Moderate
- Lab Protective Equip: GOGGLES; LAB COAT; VENT HOOD; PROPER GLOVES
- Storage Color Code: Green (General Storage)
GENERIC NAME: SODIUM PHOSPHATE MONOBASIC/DIBASIC – ORAL (SOE-dee-um FOS-fate MAW-no-BAY-sik/dye-BAY-sik)
SIDE EFFECTS: Diarrhea is an expected effect of this medication. However, nausea, vomiting, stomach/abdominal pain/bloating, dizziness, or headache may also occur.
Found in the these vaccines:
Sodium phosphate monobasic, monohydrate; Sodium biphosphate, monohydrate; Sodium acid phosphate, monohydrate; Sodium dihydrogen phosphate, monohydrate