Agent Name

Diethylarsine

CAS Number

692-42-2

Formula

C4-H11-As

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Arsine, diethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Arsenic Compounds, Organic

Description

Solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

No known former or present uses; [HSDB]

Comments

Spontaneously ignites in air; [CAMEO] "Almost nothing is known regarding health effects of organic arsenic compounds in humans. Studies in animals show that some simple organic arsenic compounds are less toxic than inorganic forms. Ingestion of methyl and dimethyl compounds can cause diarrhea and damage to the kidneys." [ATSDR ToxProfiles] See "Arsine" and "Arsenic."

Exposure Assessment
PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as As

Vapor Pressure

49.5 mm Hg

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