Calcium arsenate


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Calcium arsenate

A poison used as a dust to control cotton weevils.
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In male Syrian golden hamsters arsenic trisulfide and calcium arsenate intoxication resulted pneumonia metaplastic ossification and emphysema in lungs along with adenoma and malignant tumors (Goran and Nils 2004).
According to WHO, pigmentation or keratosis, both cutaneous lesions are necessary to diagnose arsenism.14 In another study, it was found that arsenic toxicity might increase the risk of visceral malignancy among metal workers.7 Cases of occupational origin are most commonly caused by metal arsenic trioxide used as insecticide, copper acetoarsenite, lead arsenate, and calcium arsenate used as insecticides or copper arsenite used as a pigment in wallpapers and paints manufacturing.
Priyani Paranagama and her team of experts to the fact that calcium found in the water of such areas reacts with the arsenic found in the pesticides and form calcium arsenate which is the main cause for kidney disease in the North Central Province.