- Arsenic monosulfide
- C.I. 77085
- Ruby arsenic
- Arsenic Sulfide Red
- Ruby arsenic
- Red arsenic glass
An odorless red-brown solid.
Herbicide, Insecticide, Rodenticide
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
3.5 g/cm3 (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Cover with plastic sheet to prevent spreading. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS.
Reacts with oxidizing agents to generate heat and products that may be flammable, combustible, or otherwise reactive.
Fire Extinguishing Agents: Water
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Containers may explode when heated.
Poisonous fumes of the compound may be formed in fires.
10 µg/m3 PEL
O, G-A1, I-1, N-1, CP65
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Highly toxic, may be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes. Avoid any skin contact.
Seek medical assistance.
Move to fresh air.
Wash well with water.
Flush with water for at least 15 min.
I; II; III
USCG CHRIS Code