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Document ID (ISN)68844
CIS number 97-417
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Title Arsenic acid
Bibliographic information New Jersey Department of Health, Right to Know Program, CN 368, Trenton, NJ 08625-68, USA, 1996. 6p.
Abstract Data sheet. May enter the body when breathed in and through the skin. It is a mutagen and teratogen and should be handled with extreme caution. May irritate the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. May cause thickening of the skin and change of colour. May damage the nerves, causing a "pins and needles" sensation, numbness and weakness of the arms and legs.
Descriptors (primary) arsenic acid; USA
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; skin injuries; New Jersey; fire fighting; threshold limit values; irritants; fire hazards; skin absorption; storage; paraesthesia; limitation of exposure; elimination of spills; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; chemical hazards; teratogenic effects; health hazards; data sheet; neurotoxic effects
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Arsenic and compounds
Inorganic substances