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Compound Summary for: CID 5359596

Arsenic

Also known as: Arsenicals, Arsenous hydride, Arsenic compounds, Hydrogen arsenide, Arsenic, inorganic, Arseniuretted hydrogen, Arsen, Arsenic hydride
Molecular Formula: As   Molecular Weight: 74.9216   InChIKey: RQNWIZPPADIBDY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A shiny gray element with atomic symbol As, atomic number 33, and atomic weight 75. It occurs throughout the universe, mostly in the form of metallic arsenides. Most forms are toxic. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), arsenic and certain arsenic compounds have been listed as known carcinogens. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)   From: MeSH
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