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Solubility in organic solvents / fat solubility

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solubility in organic solvents / fat solubility
Type of information:
other: Database
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Information taken from database and handbook
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Not applicable: Handbook and database data

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

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

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

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