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Document ID (ISN)68845
CIS number 97-418
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Title Arsenic pentoxide
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 carcinogen and should be handled with extreme caution. May irritate the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. May cause skin rash and change of colour. May perforate the nasal septum. May damage the nerves, causing a pins and needles sensation, numbness and weakness of the arms and legs.
Descriptors (primary) arsenic pentoxide; USA
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; skin injuries; fire fighting; threshold limit values; irritants; perforation of the nasal septum; fire hazards; skin absorption; storage; paraesthesia; limitation of exposure; elimination of spills; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; chemical hazards; health hazards; carcinogenic effects; data sheet; New Jersey
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Arsenic and compounds
Inorganic substances