Arsine and stibine: health effects, incident management and toxicology

Guidance on arsine (also known as arsenic hydride) and stibine (also known as antimony hydride) for use in responding to chemical incidents.


Arsine and stibine: incident management

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These documents provide information on:

  • the health effects of exposure
  • the chemical’s toxicity
  • responding to a chemical incident
Published 1 July 2014
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