arsenate


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a salt or ester of arsenic acid

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The present study is aimed at assessing the ability of Klebsiella oxytoca, Citrobacter freundii and Bacillus anthracis to reduce arsenate into arsenite.
bituminous coals studied, although arsenate and arsenic associated with organic matter were also found.
2 mm), white to pale pink, cubic alumopharmacosiderite crystals, some showing phantoms, are associated with roselite-beta, mansfieldite and the new aluminum arsenate maghrebite.
2-] or arsenate increased the adsorption of Cu(II) and/or Cd(II) by the soils (Xu et al.
Until recent years, about 3 x 107 kg/year of arsenic was applied to crops, as arsenates of Ca, Cu, Pb and Na.
In 2003, following a number of lawsuits and a scare over arsenic-treated playground equipment, the industry announced a voluntary phase-out of Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) for most residential uses.
Chromated copper arsenate (CCA) was widely used as a treatment against rot and insect damage until it was eliminated from use on residential wood on December 31, 2003.
Also, traditional copper arsenate (read arsenic-laced) pressure treated lumber is being phased out in favor of less-toxic copper borate treated wood.
Traditionally, wood is treated with chromated copper arsenate, which protects wood from dry rot, fungi, moulds, termites and other pests, but has received harsh criticism in the consumer market because of public concerns over arsenic possibly leaching from the wood products over time.
Ever since the producers of pressure treated lumber began moving away from using chromated copper arsenate (CCA) as a preservative, concerns have surfaced regarding the higher corrosivity of the next-generation preservatives, in particular alkaline copper quaternary (ACQ) and copper azole (CBA and CA).
In voting to deny the petition to ban consumer use of Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA)-treated wood, the Commission did the only thing it could.
Chemicals potentially ingested this way include copper arsenate and creosote, used to coat paddock fencing.
It's safe to touch and handle, and won't hurt plants or groundwater, but it does contain chromated copper arsenate, so wear a mask when cutting it - and never burn it, because it could release toxins into the air, according to experts at Better Homes and Gardens.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the wood-treating industry would voluntarily reduce and eliminate the use of chromated copper arsenate (CEA) in wood used for residential purposes by the end of 2003.
While the terminology is correct, readers need to know the difference between raw arsenic and the arsenate that forms when CCA is injected into and reacts with the wood.