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Document ID (ISN)61010
CIS number 93-1446
Year 1993
Convention or series no. IPCS ICSC 6-0378
Title Arsenic trioxide
Bibliographic information Official Publications of the European Communities, 2985 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS), World Health Organization, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1993. 2p.
Abstract International chemical safety card. Short-term exposure effects: delayed effects; irritation of eyes, skin and respiratory tract; may affect the kidneys, liver and the cardiovascular, nervous and haematopoietic systems. Long-term exposure effects: may affect the lungs, skin, bone marrow, peripheral vascular and nervous systems, the heart function, and the kidneys and liver; human carcinogen; may cause birth defects. Occupational exposure limit: TLV (as As): 0.2mg/m3 (ACGIH 1989-1990).
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; ILO; IPCS; arsenic trioxide; WHO; European Communities; UNEP
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; data sheet; irritants; carcinogens; UN; hepatic damage; teratogens; functional heart disorders; fire hazards; bone marrow diseases; renal damage; cardiovascular disorders; vascular diseases; lung diseases; skin diseases; explosion hazards; labelling; storage; waste disposal; first aid; chemical hazards; environmental pollution; delayed effects; health hazards; fire fighting
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union; WHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Arsenic and compounds
Inorganic substances