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Arsenic is a chemical element with symbol As and atomic number 33. Arsenic occurs in many minerals, usually in combination with sulfur and metals, but also as ...

Scientific Facts on Arsenic - GreenFacts


Context - Arsenic is a poisonous substance, which is released both from certain human activities and naturally from the Earth's crust. Humans may be exposed to  ...

Arsenic - American Cancer Society


Arsenic is an element in the environment that can be found naturally in rocks and soil, water, air, and in plants and animals. It can also be released into the ...

ATSDR - Toxic Substances - Arsenic


Arsenic is a naturally occurring element widely distributed in the earth's crust. In the environment, arsenic is combined with oxygen, chlorine, and sulfur to form ...

Chemical Contaminant Rules | Drinking Water Requirements for ...


Apr 29, 2016 ... The new arsenic standard of 10 parts per billion (ppb) replaces the old standard of 50 ppb. Several useful reference materials are provided ...

Metals > Arsenic - FDA


Apr 1, 2016 ... Learn about arsenic, a metal present in the environment as a naturally occurring substance or as a result of contamination from human activity.

Arsenic (As) - Chemical properties, Health and Environmental effects


Atomic number. 33. Atomic mass. 74.9216 g.mol <sup>-1</sup>. Electronegativity according to Pauling. 2.0. Density. 5.7 g.cm<sup>-3</sup> at 14°C. Melting point. 814 °C (36 atm).

Facts About Arsenic - Live Science


Jul 28, 2016 ... Arsenic is a naturally occurring element with a reputation as "king of poisons" as well as the "poison of kings."

Safety and Health Topics | Arsenic


Arsenic occurs naturally in the environment as an element of the earth's crust. Arsenic is combined with other elements such as oxygen, chlorine, and sulfur to ...

Arsenic In Your Food Investigated - Consumer Reports


Is there arsenic in your food? Consumer Reports analysis found varying levels of arsenic in more then 60 rices and rice products.

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WHO | Arsenic


WHO fact sheet on arsenic provides key facts and information on sources of exposure, health effects, WHO response.

Arsenic Poisoning: Read About the Symptoms - MedicineNet


May 4, 2015 ... Arsenic poisoning symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, dark urine, dehydration, vertigo, delirium, shock, and death.

Arsenic: MedlinePlus


Mar 22, 2016 ... Arsenic can be in food, soil, and water. Low levels will probably not hurt you, but higher levels can cause problems. Learn more about arsenic.