Synonyms: organoarsenicals; arsenicals
OSHA IMIS Code Number: A202
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 7440-38-2
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, Arsenic (organic compounds, as As): chemical description, physical properties, potentially hazardous incompatibilities, and more
OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):
General Industry: 29 CFR 1910.1000 Table Z-1 -- 0.5 mg/m3 TWA
Construction Industry: 29 CFR 1926.55 Appendix A -- 0.5 mg/m3 TWA
Maritime: 29 CFR 1915.1000 -- 0.5 mg/m3 TWA
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) carcinogenic classification: Group 1, carcinogenic to humans (Arsenic in drinking-water) [58 KB PDF, 19 pages], Arsenic and Arsenic Compounds [523 KB PDF, 7 pages] and Arsenic and Arsenic Compounds [28 KB PDF, 5 pages]
Occupational Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards. US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-123, (1981, January). Provides a table of contents of guidelines for many hazardous chemicals. The files provide technical chemical information, including chemical and physical properties, health effects, exposure limits, and recommendations for medical monitoring, personal protective equipment (PPE), and control procedures.
Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
- note: Call the Salt Lake Technical Center before sampling. Specialized equipment requried for analysis of these samples cited in NIOSH Method 5022 is presently not available at the Salt Lake Technical Center.
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