Agent Name

Indium arsenide

CAS Number

1303-11-3

Formula

As-In

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Indium monoarsenide; [ChemIDplus] UN1557

Category

Arsenic Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Solid with a metallic appearance; [Merck Index] Grey odorless granules; Insoluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in semiconductor electronics; [Merck Index]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

For TLV and other OELs, see Gallium arsenide, Arsenic and inorganic compounds, and Indium and compounds. 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 Animal

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Diseases

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