• About:

    • Phosphorus is a chemical element it exists in two major forms, white phosphorus and red phosphorus, both are highly reactive, phosphorus is never found as a free element on Earth.
  • USES:

    • Red phosphorus is chiefly used on making matches.
    • White phosphorus and zinc phosphate are mainly used as a poison for rats.
    • Phosphorus is used in making phosphor bronze, which is an alloy of copper and tin containing phosphorus.