Origin of arsenic
OTHER WORDS FROM arsenicnon·ar·sen·ic, adjective
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As temperatures rose, the power failed, and the arsenic levels in Oasis’s well water increased.
As parts of the country get hotter and drier, arsenic exposure is becoming more common.Postcard From Thermal: Surviving the Climate Gap in Eastern Coachella Valley|by Elizabeth Weil and Mauricio Rodríguez Pons|August 17, 2021|ProPublica
Those consultants found arsenic and manganese in soil tests of the site, but experts said they were not detected at levels harmful to people.Sparrows Point land in Baltimore County may become public park|Taylor DeVille | The Baltimore Sun|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
The FDA’s announcement, a plan called “Closer to Zero,” intends to draft maximum levels of lead in baby and toddler food by April 2022, and for arsenic by April 2024.FDA to urge limits on heavy metals in baby foods, starting with arsenic and lead|Laura Reiley|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
Of those dozen toxins, several — including arsenic and hexavalent chromium — are considered to be carcinogenic if consumed even in small amounts over a long period of time.
Arsenic can also cause cardiovascular disease, which African-Americans have greater genetic susceptibility for, she said.The Congressman Fighting for More Arsenic in Drinking Water|Tim Mak|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Playing this season: Annie, Steel Magnolias, and Arsenic and Old Lace.16 Surprising Things Now More Expensive Than a Night on a Carnival Cruise|Kevin Fallon|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Arsenic has been used as a poisoning agent since the Middle Ages.No Answers in Death of Technician Linked to Andrew Breitbart|Christine Pelisek|November 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Arsenic, copper, lead and PCBs were found in the soil, sediment and water.
As (metallic) Arsenic:—Obtained by one of the processes already given.
Arsenic, ar′sen-ik, n. one of the chemical elements: a mineral poison: a soft, gray-coloured metal.
Arsenic and phosphoric acids interfere unless an excess of free hydrochloric or other acid is present.
Arsenic also occurs as a constituent of several comparatively rare minerals; and, as an impurity, it is very widely distributed.
Arsenic itself is volatile, and many of its compounds have the same property.