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Jessica Murphy Arsenic Arsenic is a common poison for humans as well as animals. Arsenic poison in common, the poisoning may come from run off as well as inhalation or exposure. Exposure to arsenic is considered to be fatal. If you ingest Arsenic the symptoms that may occur are seizure, mental state changes and even coma. If you are exposed in a chronic way the symptoms may be mucosal irritation, desquamating rash, myalgias, peripheral neuropathy, and white transverse (Mees) lines in the fingernails. It occurs mainly in a metallic arsenide form. Has the atomic number of 33, and the atomic symbol
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Unformatted text preview: of As. It is also a known carcinogen. The most important concept of Arsenic I pull from all details is that it is highly toxic to life and is a very dangerous pollutant that should be monitored. Arsenic can be in minerals as well in the soil, but we as humans cause the most uprisal of Arsenic due to the burning of fossil fuels. Arsenic is used in herbicides, pesticides, and insecticides and this run-off after use also helps with the contamination of human life, thus spreading the very lethal poison....
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