Agent Name

Lithium hexafluoroarsenate

CAS Number

29935-35-1

Formula

As-F6.Li

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Arsenate(1-), hexafluoro-, lithium; [ChemIDplus] Lithium hexafluoroarsenate(V); [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN1557

Category

Arsenic Compounds, Inorganic

Description

White, odorless, hygroscopic powder; Soluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Arsenic" and the linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Inorganic arsenic plus methylated metabolites in urine = 35 ug As/L; end of workweek;

TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 mg/m3, as As

PEL (OSHA)

0.01 mg/m3, as As

IDLH (NIOSH)

5 mg/m3, as As

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Arsenic compound, solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Aplastic

Neurotoxin

Sensorimotor Neuropathy

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Known Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Human

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: