Agent Name

Arsenazo I

CAS Number

520-10-5

Formula

C16-H13-As-N2-O11-S2

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2,7-Naphthalenedisulfonic acid, 3-((2-arsonophenyl)azo)-4,5-dihydroxy-; [ChemIDplus] Arsenazo I, Indicator Grade; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Category

Azo Dyes

Description

Powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Calcium-sensitive, metallochromic dye used as reagent." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation, corneal damage, CNS depression, and cardiac disturbances; Chronic exposure may cause liver and kidney injury and cancer; Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as As

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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