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Diarsenic trioxide

EC / List no.: 215-481-4

CAS no.: 1327-53-3

Mol. formula: As2O3

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GHS05: Corrosive GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS06: Acute Toxicity GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is fatal if swallowed, causes severe skin burns and eye damage, may cause cancer, is very toxic to aquatic life and is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

  • C

Carcinogenic

  • Substance of very high concern (SVHC) and included in the candidate list for authorisation.
  • Substance of very high concern requiring authorisation before it is used (Annex XIV of REACH).
  • Some uses of this substance are restricted under Annex XVII of REACH.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 - 1 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Article service life

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment. ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Formulation or re-packing

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: metals and semiconductors.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used for the manufacture of: metals, chemicals and mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement).
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), manufacturing of the substance and of substances in closed systems with minimal release.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, of substances in closed systems with minimal release and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

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