phosphorus pentasulfide


: a light-yellow hygroscopic crystalline compound P2S5 or P4S10 used chiefly in making organic sulfur compounds, flotation reagents, and additives for lubricating oils; di-phosphorus pentasulfide

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“Phosphorus pentasulfide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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