||AsH3 O4 . 3/2 Ca
||Confirmed human carcinogen. Poison by ingestion. Moderately toxic by skin contact. When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of arsenic.
Calciumarsenate (Ca3(AsO4)2) (7CI); Calcium arsenate; Chip-Cal Granular; Cucumberdust; Pencal; Spra-cal; Tricalcium arsenate
The Molecular formula of Calcium arsenate (7778-44-1): Ca3
The Molar mass of Calcium arsenate (7778-44-1): 398.072 g/mol
The Molecular Structure:
Appearance white powder
Density: 3.620 g/cm3
Melting point: 1455°C (decomposes)
Solubility in water: 0.013 g/100 mL (25°C)
Solubility in Organic solvents: insoluble
Solubility in acids: soluble
Other names: Calcium orthoarsenate;Cucumber dust.
Calcium arsenate (7778-44-1) is an extremely poisonous chemical compound. It is highly soluble in water.
Calcium arsenate (7778-44-1) is used extensively as an insecticide and as a fungicide.
Calcium arsenate (7778-44-1) is produced by the reaction of calcium chloride, calcium hydroxide, and sodium arsenate or lime and arsenic acid:
+ 4NaCl + 2H2
Toxicity Data With Reference
Calcium arsenate (7778-44-1) is more toxic than lead arsenate.
NTP 10th Report on Carcinogens, 2000:known to be human carcinogen
Confirmed human carcinogen. When heated to decomposition it emits toxic vapors of NOx
Risk Statements: 23/25-45-50/53
23/25: Toxic by inhalation and if swallowed
45: May cause cancer
50/53: Very Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment
Safety Statements: 45-53
45: In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show label where possible)
53: Avoid exposure - obtain special instruction before use