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Arsenic, Organic Compounds (as As)

General Description

  • 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

Exposure Limits

Health Factors

  • Carcinogenic Classification:
  • Additional Information:
    • 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.

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

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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