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

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 ...

ATSDR - ToxFAQs™: Arsenic


Mar 12, 2015 ... Exposure to higher than average levels of arsenic occurs mostly in the workplace , near hazardous waste sites, or in areas with high natural ...

WHO | Arsenic


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

Arsenic - American Cancer Society


Arsenic. Arsenic is known to cause cancer, as well as many other serious health problems. Here we review the hazards of arsenic exposure and ways people ...

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


chemical properties, health and environmental effects of arsenic.

Arsenic Compounds | Technology Transfer Network Air Toxics Web ...


Arsenic, a naturally occurring element, is found throughout the environment; for most people, food is the major source of exposure. Acute (short-term) high-level ...

Chemical Contaminant Rules | Drinking Water Requirements for ...


In 2001, EPA adopted a lower standard for arsenic in drinking water that applies to both community water systems and non-transient non-community water ...

Metals > Arsenic - U.S. Food and Drug Administration


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.

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