|ARSENIC TRICHLORIDE (OBSOLETE)||ICSC: 0221 (October 2000)|
|Arsenic III chloride
| CAS #: 7784-34-1
| UN #: 1560
|EC Number: 232-059-5
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with water or metals.||NO contact with water or metals.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! See Notes.|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. Headache. Laboured breathing. Further see Ingestion.||Use closed system or ventilation.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety spectacles, face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable plastic containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in dry sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERCauses skin and eye irritation
Causes damage to organs
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
May cause genetic defects
May cause cancer
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
|Separated from food and feedstuffs. Cool. Dry. Ventilation along the floor.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|ARSENIC TRICHLORIDE (OBSOLETE)||ICSC: 0221|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: (as As): 0.01 mg/m3, as TWA; A1 (confirmed human carcinogen); BEI issued.
MAK: (as As): skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 1; germ cell mutagen group: 3A.
EU-OEL: (inhalable fraction): 0.01 mg/m3 as TWA; (see Notes)
|This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to soil organisms and aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
|Specific treatment may be necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions should be available.
The apparent melting point caused by loss of crystal water is given.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
For the copper smelting sector, the EU OEL value shall apply from 11 July 2023.
Symbol: T, N; R: 23/25-50/53; S: (1/2)-20/21-28-45-60-61; Note: A
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations