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45522 Arsenic(III) sulfide, 99.999% (metals basis)

CAS Number
1303-33-9
Synonyms
Arsenic trisulfide

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
45522-06 5g 84.70
45522-14 25g 377.00
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Arsenic(III) sulfide, 99.999% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00003435
EINECS
215-117-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
As2S3
Formula Weight
246.03
Form
-100 Mesh Powder
Melting point
300°
Boiling Point
707°
Density
3.43
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Arsenic(III) sulfide is used to make infrared-transmitting glass, pyrotechnics, pigments, linoleum, electrical semiconductors and photoconductors. It acts as a reducing agent and serves as a tanning agent. It is also used for depilating hides and veterinary medication. Further, it is used as an inorganic photoresist to fabricate 3-D nanostructures. In addition to this, it is used in the treatment for acute promyelocytic leukemia.

Notes

Incompatible with acids, oxidizing agents, halogens, acids, diazo, azo compounds, halocarbons, isocyanates, aldehydes, alkali metals, nitrides, hydrides and strong reducing agents.

Literature References

Ermolenko, Y.; Kalyagin, D.; Alekseev, I.; Bychkov, E.; Kolodnikov, V.; Melnikova, N.; Murin, I.; Mourzina, Y.; Vlasov, Y. New membrane material for thallium(I)-selective sensors based on arsenic sulfide glasses. Sens. Actuators, B 2015, 207, 940-944.

Almeida, J. M.; Lu, C.; Mendonça, C. R.; Arnold, C. B. Single-step synthesis of silver sulfide nanocrystals in arsenic trisulfide. Opt. Mater. Express 2015, 5 (8), 1815-1821.

Shpotyuk, M.; Shpotyuk, O.; Serkiz, R.; Demchenko, P.; Kozhyukhin, S. Surface oxidation in glassy arsenic trisulphide induced by high-energy gama-irradiation. Radiat. Phys. Chem. 2014, 97, 341-345.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H311-H331

Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Toxic if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280h-P301+P310a-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/clothing. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,806
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2813.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
CG2638000

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