• Arsenic: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Dosage, and Warning

    www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-1226/arsenic Overview Information Arsenic is a trace element. It is found in several foods including seafood, poultry, grains (especially rice), bread, cereal products, mushrooms, and dairy products.
  • Arsenic - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arsenic Arsenic is a chemical element with the symbol As and atomic number 33. Arsenic occurs in many minerals, usually in combination with sulfur and metals, but also as a pure elemental crystal.Arsenic is a metalloid.It has various allotropes, but only the gray form, which has a metallic appearance, is important to industry.. The primary use of arsenic is in alloys of lead (for example, in car ...
  • Arsenic - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

    www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/arsenic/index.cfm Arsenic is a naturally occurring element that is widely distributed in the Earth’s crust. It is found in water, air, food, and soil. There are two general forms of arsenic: Scientists, pediatricians, and public health advocates are increasingly concerned about the more subtle and long-range health effects of low-level exposures to humans ...
  • Arsenic | NIOSH | CDC

    www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/arsenic/default.html Arsenic (As) is a white to gray, brittle solid. It occurs naturally in water and soil. Arsenic can be harmful to the eyes, skin, liver, kidneys, lungs, and lymphatic system. Exposure to arsenic can also cause cancer. Workers may be harmed from exposure to arsenic. The level of exposure depends upon the dose, duration, and work being done.
  • arsenic | Definition, Symbol, Uses, & Facts | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/arsenic Arsenic, a chemical element in the nitrogen group (Group 15 [Va] of the periodic table), existing in both gray and yellow crystalline forms. Its chemical symbol is As, and it was first clearly identified as a free substance in 1649 by German pharmacist Johann Schroeder.
  • Arsenic: Health Benefits, Uses, Side Effects, Dosage ...

    www.rxlist.com/arsenic/supplements.htm Arsenic is a trace element. It is found in several foods including seafood, poultry, grains (especially rice), bread, cereal products, mushrooms, and dairy products. Some forms of arsenic are used as medicine. Despite serious safety concerns, arsenic is often used as a part of extremely diluted homeopathic remedies that are used for digestive disorders, food poisoning, sleep problems ...
  • Arsenic - World Health Organization

    www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/arsenic Arsenic is naturally present at high levels in the groundwater of a number of countries. Arsenic is highly toxic in its inorganic form. Contaminated water used for drinking, food preparation and irrigation of food crops poses the greatest threat to public health from arsenic. Long-term exposure to arsenic from drinking-water and food can cause ...
  • Arsenic Poisoning: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

    www.healthline.com/health/arsenic-poisoning Arsenic poisoning, or arsenicosis, occurs after the ingestion or inhalation of high levels of arsenic. Arsenic is a type of carcinogen that’s gray, silver, or white in color.
  • Arsenic Poisoning: Symptoms, Signs & Treatment

    www.medicinenet.com/arsenic_poisoning/article.htm Arsenic is a grey-appearing chemical element (atomic number 33, symbol As in the periodic table) also termed a metalloid. Arsenic can exist in a metallic state in three forms (yellow, black, and gray; with gray predominating) and in ionic forms.
  • Arsenic - GreenFacts

    www.greenfacts.org/en/arsenic Arsenic is a chemical substance, which is released from the Earth’s crust via natural processes and from certain human activities. It can exist in inorganic or organic form, inorganic arsenic being generally considered more toxic. ( see 1. and 2. ) Environmental levels of arsenic vary. Concentrations of the generally more toxic ...