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Arsenic (organic compounds, as As)

Synonyms & Trade Names
Synonyms vary depending upon the specific organic arsenic compound.
CAS No.
RTECS No.
DOT ID & Guide
 
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: none
OSHA PEL
: TWA 0.5 mg/m3
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 5022
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Appearance and odor vary depending upon the specific organic arsenic compound.
Properties vary depending upon the specific organic arsenic compound.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Varies
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
In animals: irritation skin, possible dermatitis; resp distress; diarrhea; kidney damage; muscle tremor, convulsions; possible gastrointestinal tract, reproductive effects; possible liver damage
Target Organs
Skin, respiratory system, kidneys, central nervous system, liver, gastrointestinal tract, reproductive system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Recommendations regarding personal protective clothing vary depending upon the specific compound.
Recommendations regarding eye protection vary depending upon the specific compound.
Recommendations regarding washing the skin vary depending upon the specific compound.
Recommendations regarding the removal of personal protective clothing that becomes wet or contaminated vary depending upon the specific compound.
Recommendations regarding the daily changing of personal protective clothing vary depending upon the specific compound.
Recommendations regarding the need for eyewash or quick drench facilities vary depending upon the specific compound.
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION
 
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