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Substance Name: Phenarsazine chloride
RN: 578-94-9
UNII: QI287G628L
InChIKey: PBNSPNYJYOYWTA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Extremely irritating & poisonous; used as a war gas.

Classification Codes

  • Human Data
  • Organometallic

Molecular Formula

  • C12-H9-As-Cl-N

Molecular Weight

  • 277.585
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Phenarsazine chloride

Synonyms

  • 10-Chloro-5,10-dihydroarsacridine
  • 10-Chloro-5,10-dihydrophenarsazine
  • 4-27-00-09796 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • 5-Aza-10-arsenaanthracene chloride
  • Adamsit
  • Adamsite
  • BRN 0178698
  • Caswell No. 648
  • Chloro diphenylaminearsine
  • Diphenylaminechlorarsine
  • Diphenylaminechloroarsine
  • DM [Chemical Warfare Agent]
  • EINECS 209-433-1
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 063901
  • Fenarsazinchlorid
  • Fenarsazinchlorid [Czech]
  • HSDB 7599
  • NSC 86138
  • Phenarsazine chloride
  • Phenarsazine chloride (ACN)
  • Phenarsazine, 10-chloro-
  • Phenazarsine chloride
  • UNII-QI287G628L

Systematic Names

  • 10-Chloro-5,10-dihydrophenarsazine
  • Phenarsazine, 10-chloro-5,10-dihydro-

Superlist Names

  • Diphenylamine chloroarsine
  • Diphenylamine chloroarsine [UN1698] [Poison]
  • Phenarsazine chloride
  • UN1698

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 578-94-9

FDA UNII

  • QI287G628L

System Generated Number

  • 0000578949

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C12H9AsClN/c14-13-9-5-1-3-7-11(9)15-12-8-4-2-6-10(12)13/h1-8,15H

InChIKey

PBNSPNYJYOYWTA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c12c([As](c3ccccc3N1)Cl)cccc2

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
human LCLo inhalation 54ppm/30M (54ppm)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB214-270,
mouse LD50 intravenous 35mg/kg (35mg/kg)   U.S. Army Armament Research & Development Command, Chemical Systems Laboratory, NIOSH Exchange Chemicals. Vol. NX#11444,
rabbit LD50 intravenous 6mg/kg (6mg/kg)   American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 23, Pg. 194, 1962.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 195 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 410 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 4.050 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.00E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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