Properties[change | edit source]
Arsenic trichloride is a colorless or yellowish liquid. It melts at -16°C and boils at 130.2°C. It reacts with water, similar to phosphorus trichloride, to make arsenous acid and hydrochloric acid. It makes fumes in moist air. It is highly toxic.
Preparation[change | edit source]
Uses[change | edit source]
It is used to make other arsenic compounds. It is also used to make organo-arsenic compounds.