lead arsenate


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lead arsenate

 (lĕd)
n.
A poisonous white crystalline compound, Pb3(AsO4)2, used in insecticides and herbicides.

lead arsenate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white insoluble toxic crystalline powder used as an insecticide and fungicide. Formula: Pb3(AsO4)2

lead′ ar′senate

(lɛd)
n.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, highly poisonous powder, PbHAsO4, used as an insecticide.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.lead arsenate - a poisonous white solid (Pb3[AsO4]2) used as an insecticide
insect powder, insecticide - a chemical used to kill insects
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Historical use of lead arsenate insecticides, resulting soil contamination, and implications for soil remediation.
Because of this, pesticides that contained lead arsenate were banned in most developed countries during the 1980s (Peryea 1998) and have since been replaced with herbicides containing the less toxic form monosodium methyl arsenate (World Health Organisation (WHO) 2005).
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Dow, The Dow Chemical Company entered the agricultural market in 1910, offering lime sulfur (calcium sulfide) and lead arsenate sprays to farm chemical businesses.
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3-man wooden showers, 4-seater latrines with dizzy flies that drop dead over lead arsenate bait, burning-out crappers, one wringer washing machine for 140 troops .
They're still finding canisters of DDT (which was banned in 1972) and lead arsenate (which fell out of favor when DDT came on the scene in 1948) dating back more than 50 years.
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