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Stability in organic solvents and identity of relevant degradation products

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stability in organic solvents and identity of relevant degradation products
Type of information:
other: Review
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Information taken from factual databases and/or handbooks.
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Not applicable: Handbook and database data.
Test substance stable:
not determined
Transformation products:
not specified

Arsenic trioxide is practically insolouble in alcohol, chloroform and ether and solouble in glycerol. It dissolves in alkali to form arsenites.

Conclusions:
Arsenic trioxide is practically insolouble in alcohol, chloroform and ether and solouble in glycerol. It dissolves in alkali to form arsenites.

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According to secondary literature (hazardous substances data bank), diarsenic trioxide is practically insoluble in alcohol, chloroform and ether and soluble in glycerol. It dissolves in alkali to form arsenites.

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