Agent Name

Phenyldichloroarsine

CAS Number

696-28-6

Formula

C6-H5-As-Cl2

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Arsine dichloride, phenyl-; Arsine, dichlorophenyl-; Arsonous dichloride, phenyl-; Dichlor-fenylarsin [Czech]; Dichlorophenylarsine; FDA; Fenildicloroarsina [Italian]; Fenyldichlorarsin [Czech]; Phenyl dichlorarsine; Phenyl dichloroarsine; Phenylarsine dichloride; Phenylarsinedichloride; Phenylarsonous dichloride; TL 69; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chemical Weapons

Description

Liquid; Decomposes in water; [Hawley] Reacts with water producing hydrochloric acid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a lachrymator and a solvent for diphenylcyanoarsine; [Hawley]

Comments

A strong skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; [HSDB] May burn skin and eyes; [CAMEO] See "Arsenic" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.11 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 1,400 mg/m3/10min

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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