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Testing Status of Arsenic 10951-A


CASRN: 7440-38-2

Formula: As

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Arsenic and certain arsenic compounds

Known Uses

In metallurgy for hardening copper, lead alloys, manufacture of glass, radioactive tracer in toxicology (Merck 1989)to make gallium arsenide for electronic devices, special solders, in manufacture of arsenical compounds for therapeutic use (HSDB 1990). Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • Pregnant dams through PND21 Developmental Toxicity (Gavage & Dosed-Water)  (R10951)  On Test 
    • Male and Female Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley