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arsenic trichloride

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless or yellow, oily, poisonous liquid, AsCl 3 , used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of organic arsenicals.
Also called butter of arsenic.
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  • arsenic trichloride is one example of a compound that is readily absorbed through the eyes and skin.
  • The form of arsenic known as arsenic trichloride is easily absorbed through the skin skin.
  • The form of arsenic known as arsenic trichloride is easily absorbed through the skin.
  • Lewisite can be produced easily by those with access to arsenic trichloride.
  • arsenic trichloride can be absorbed readily through your skin and is especially dangerous.

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