Agent Name

2-Nitrobenzenearsonic acid

CAS Number

5410-29-7

Formula

C6-H6-As-N-O5

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

(o-Nitrophenyl)arsonic acid; 2-Nitrophenylarsonic acid; Arsonic acid, (2-nitrophenyl)-; o-Nitrobenzenearsonic acid; o-Nitrophenylarsenic acid; Arsonic acid, As-(2-nitrophenyl)-; Benzenearsonic acid, o-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3465

Category

Arsenic Compounds, Organic

Description

Light yellow powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Targets the kidney and liver; Possible carcinogen; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Roxarsone."

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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