International Chemical Safety Cards

LEAD ARSENATE ICSC: 0911
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Arsenic acid, lead salt
Acid lead arsenate
Dibasic lead arsenate
PbHAsO4
Molecular mass: 347.1
6 Poison placard Marine Pollutant placard ICSC #    0911
CAS #     7784-40-9
RTECS # CG0980000
UN #        1617
EC #         082-011-00-0
August 10, 1997 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

In case of fire in the surroundings: use appropriate extinguishing media.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
 •INHALATION Cough. Sore throat. See Ingestion.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles, or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Drowsiness. Headache. Nausea. Vomiting. Muscular cramp. Constipation. Excitation. Disorientation.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus.
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs . Well closed.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant.
Note: E
T symbol
N symbol
R: 45-61-23/25-33-50/53-62
S: 53-45-60-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: II
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 0911 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

International Chemical Safety Cards

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
ODOURLESS WHITE HEAVY POWDER

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating above 270 producing toxic fumesincluding arsenic, lead and their compounds.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: (as Pb3(AsO4)2) 0.15 mg/m as TWA; A1 (confirmed human carcinogen); BEI issued; (ACGIH 2004).
MAK:
Carcinogen category: 1; Germ cell mutagen group: 3A;
(DFG 2004).


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its dust and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes , the skin and the respiratory tract . The substance may cause effects on the gastrointestinal tract and nervous system.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the gastrointestinal tract, nervous system, kidneys, liver and blood. This substance is carcinogenic to humans. May cause reproductive toxicity in humans.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Melting point (decomposes): about 280C
Relative density (water = 1): 5.79
Solubility in water:
none
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use.
N O T E S
Occurs in nature as the mineral schultenite. Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested. Gypsine and Soprabel are trade names. Card has been partly updated in October 2004 and April 2005. See sections Occupational Exposure Limits, EU classification, Emergency Response.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT5-II
NFPA Code: H2; F0; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 0911 LEAD ARSENATE
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.