CHEMICAL PROFILES|Chemical Profile

Chemical: ARSENIC
CAS Number: 7440-38-2
Chemical Profile for ARSENIC (CAS Number: 7440-38-2)

  • Human Health Hazards
    Health Hazard Reference(s)
    Recognized:Carcinogen P65-MC
    Developmental Toxicant P65-MC
    Suspected:Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicant BENO EPA-HEN HAZMAP KLAA KRIS LADO MALA OEHHA-CREL RTECS STAC
    Endocrine Toxicant KEIT WWF
    Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicant ATSDR DIPA EPA-HEN KLAA LADO MALA RTECS STAC ZIMM
    Immunotoxicant HAZMAP
    Kidney Toxicant EPA-HEN LAND MERCK STAC
    Neurotoxicant DAN EPA-HEN EPA-SARA FELD HAZMAP KLAA LU OEHHA-CREL RTECS STAC
    Reproductive Toxicant FRAZIER OEHHA-AREL
    Respiratory Toxicant EPA-HEN HAZMAP KLAA LADO LU NEME
    Skin or Sense Organ Toxicant ATSDR EPA-HEN HAZMAP LADO RTECS
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  • Hazard Rankings
    More hazardous than most chemicals in 10 out of 11 ranking systems.
    Ranked as one of the most hazardous compounds (worst 10%) to human health.
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  • Chemical Use Profile
    No data on industrial or consumer use in Scorecard.
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  • Rank Chemicals by Reported Environmental Releases in the United States
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  • Regulatory Coverage
    On at least 7 federal regulatory lists.
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  • Basic Testing to Identify Chemical Hazards
    Information on whether basic tests to identify chemical hazards have been conducted on this chemical is not available in US EPA's 1998 hazard data availability study.
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  • Information Needed for Safety Assessment
    Possesses all the data required for safety assessment.
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  • Links
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  • Notes
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