Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS)



Hazardous Chemical Details

Cas Number 1327-53-3
Chemical Name Arsenic oxide (As2O3)
Chemical Synonym Diarsenic trioxide
Arsenic trioxide
Hazard Category Acute toxicity – category 2
Acute toxicity – category 3
Carcinogenicity – category 1A
Germ cell mutagenicity – category 2
Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – category 1
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1
Hazardous to the aquatic environment (chronic) – category 1
Skin corrosion – category 1
Hazard Statement H300 (Fatal if swallowed)
H331 (Toxic if inhaled)
H350 (May cause cancer)
H341 (Suspected of causing genetic defects)
H314 (Causes severe skin burns and eye damage)
H372 (Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure)
H410 (Very toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects)
Pictogram Pictogram of Skull and Crossbones GHS06 (Skull and Crossbones)
Pictogram of Health Hazard GHS08 (Health Hazard)
Pictogram of Corrosion GHS05 (Corrosion)
Pictogram of Environment GHS09 (Environment)
Signal Word Danger
Cut-offs
Notes 8 (The tables in schedule 6 of the WHS regulations replace some tables in the GHS, this may affect the cut off concentrations for this chemical.)
Sources N (The classification information for this entry was provided by the National Industrial Chemical Notification and Assessment Scheme)
EU (Classification information for chemical is taken from the European Union’s Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation.)

Hazardous Chemical History

Date Description
25/11/2016 Hazard Category modified from
[HC060:Acute toxicity – category 2,
HC061:Acute toxicity – category 3,
HC100:Carcinogenicity – category 1A,
HC098:Germ cell mutagenicity – category 2,
HC111:Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – category 1,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1,
HC118:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (chronic) – category 1]

to
[HC060:Acute toxicity – category 2,
HC061:Acute toxicity – category 3,
HC100:Carcinogenicity – category 1A,
HC098:Germ cell mutagenicity – category 2,
HC111:Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure) – category 1,
HC115:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (acute) – category 1,
HC118:Hazardous to the aquatic environment (chronic) – category 1,
HC079:Skin corrosion – category 1]
23/06/2016 Chemical Added