Agent Name

Lead arsenate

CAS Number

3687-31-8

Formula

As-H3-O4.3/2Pb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nu Rexform; Talbot; Arsenic acid, lead(2+) salt (2:3); Trilead diarsenate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Arsenic Compounds, Inorganic

Description

White odorless powder (colored pink by law in most states); [ACGIH]

Sources/Uses

Used to kill moths, leaf rollers, and other chewing insects and to treat lawns to kill Japanese and Asiatic beetles; [ACGIH]

Comments

TLV Basis: damage to kidney and GI, CNS, and hematologic systems; [ACGIH] See "Lead" and the linked occupational diseases. See "Arsenic" and the linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

See BEIs for lead and arsenic.

Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Insufficient data

PEL (OSHA)

0.01 mg/m3, as As (0.05 mg/m3, as Pb)

IDLH (NIOSH)

5 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

Withdrew adopted documentation and TLV due to insufficient data (2008); [ACGIH]

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Aplastic

Neurotoxin

Sensorimotor Neuropathy

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Known Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:

Processes

Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: