Ethyldichloroarsine


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Ethyldichloroarsine

 

C2H5AsCl2, a colorless, oily liquid with a melting point of –65°C, a boiling point of 155.3°C, and a density of 1.1420 g/cm3 at 14.5°C. Ethyldichloroarsine was used as a war gas during World War I. Its toxic properties are similar to those of lewisite.

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