Agent Name

Tetraphenylarsonium chloride

CAS Number

507-28-8

Formula

C24-H20-As.Cl

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Phenylarsonium chloride (Ph4AsCl); Tetraphenylarsenium chloride; Arsonium, tetraphenyl-, chloride; [ChemIDplus] UN3465

Category

Arsenic Compounds, Organic

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent for cadmium, mercury, zinc, perchlorate, periodate, and other ions; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 32 mg/kg; [RTECS] Toxic; [Merck Index] An irritant; Toxic by inhalation and ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Triphenylarsine oxide."

Exposure Assessment
PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as As

Explanatory Notes

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

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