Arsenic (inorganic)

CAS Number

7440-38-2

Synonym(s)

Arsenic, inorganic; Arsenic black; Arsenic-75; Colloidal arsenic; Gray arsenic; Inorganic arsenic compounds; Metallic arsenic

Occurence(s)/Use(s)

Wood preservative, herbicide, nonferrous alloys, medicine (leukemia treatment); component of tobacco smoke. Formerly used in optical glass.

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Acute RELs

Acute REL (μg/m3): 
0.2
Species: 
Mouse
Acute REL Toxicologic Endpoint: 
Reproductive/ development (decreased fetal weight); altered brain structure and funtion
Acute REL Target Organs: 
Reproductive/ development, cardiovascular system, nervous system
Severity: 
Severe
Last Acute REL Revision: 
July 2014
Acute Reference Exposure Levels Comments: 

8-Hour RELs

8-Hour Inhalation REL (μg/m3): 
0.015
Last 8-Hour REL Revision: 
July, 2014
8-Hour Reference Exposure Levels Comments: 

Chronic REL

Chronic Inhalation REL (μg/m3): 
0.015 (inhalation); 0.0035 μg/kg BW-day (oral)
Chronic Target Organs: 
Reproductive/ development; cardiovascular system; nervous system; lung; skin
Human Data: 
Yes
Last Chronic REL Revision: 
July 2014
Chronic Reference Exposure Levels Comments: