arsenate

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arsenate

an uncommon garden pesticide, as lead arsenate, or as antifungal spray on fruit trees or cattle tick dip as sodium arsenate. Relatively insoluble but will cause arsenic poisoning but less toxic than arsenite.
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Children's exposure to arsenic and chromium from playground equipment constructed with chromated copper arsenate (CCA)--treated wood is a potential concern because of children's hand-to-mouth activity.
Chromium fixation rates and leaching characteristics of acid copper chromate (ACC) were compared with those of four preservatives that contain chromium/copper: chromated copper arsenate types A, B, and C (CCA-A, CCA-B, CCA-C) and chromated copper borate (CCB), in red pine (Pinus resinosa Ait) sapwood.
One species, Sulfurospirillum barnesii, can metabolize no fewer than nine types of atoms or ions other than arsenates, including sulfur, nitrates, nitrites, and selenates.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer recognizes arsenic and arsenic compounds as Group 1 Carcinogens, and the EU lists arsenic trioxide, arsenic pentoxide and arsenate salts as Category 1 Carcinogens.