Tetraphenylarsonium chloride hydrate

Formula
(C6H5)4AsCl
Structure
Uses
Used as a a reagent for Cd, Hg, Zn, perchlorate, periodate, and other ions.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
507-28-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-070-6
R 23/25 50/53
S 20/21 28 45 60 61
RTECS
CI0600000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
3280
Merck
12,9374
Beilstein/Gmelin
3580063
Beilstein Reference
4-16-00-01170
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL

Properties.
Formula
C24H20As*Cl
Formula mass
418.80
Melting point, °C
260
Vapor density (air=1)
16

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
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.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use method most appropriate to fight surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Non-Combustible
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Inhalation
Highly toxic, may be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Avoid any skin contact. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove material from skin immediately. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
3280
Response guide