reward: 1,000 dollars
- Poison uses; can be used for rat poison or insecticides
- Medical uses; can treat patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia
- Poultry feed uses; is added to livestock feed to help gain weight and prevent diseases
Also known as
- Arsenicon, Az-zarnikh, Arhenium, Sandarach, Arhenicum, As, Mispickle, Inheritance Powder, and Arsenikos
- The origin of the name arsenic was derived from the Persian word az-zarnikh, which means "yellow orpiment"
Bohr Diagram of Arsenic
# of protons: 33
# of neutrons: 42
# of electrons: 33
arsenic in the act
Here is a type of insecticide, that includes Arsenic, being sprayed over crops.
Arsenic in its pure form is not dangerous, but if consumed in high concentrations, it kills instantly.
reports of first arrest
Arsenic oxidizes to arsenic trioxide, when heated in air. This reaction causes a fume that resembles the odor of garlic. Arsenic sublimates (instantly going from a solid to a gas)when heated/boiled. H3sO4 + O2 → H3AsO6
Websites and Pictures
- Roza, Greg. Arsenic. New York, NY: Rosen Pub. Group, 2009. Print.