arsenic acid

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ar·sen·ic acid

A poisonous, hygroscopic, white, translucent crystalline compound, H3AsO4, occurring chiefly in its hemihydrate form, used to manufacture arsenates and glass, and in treating wood.

arsenic acid

(Elements & Compounds) a white poisonous soluble crystalline solid used in the manufacture of arsenates and insecticides. Formula: H3AsO4

arsen′ic ac′id

a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, H3AsO4∙½H2O, used esp. in the manufacture of arsenates.
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Noun1.arsenic acid - an acid formed from arsenic pentoxidearsenic acid - an acid formed from arsenic pentoxide
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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Arsenic in aqueous solution can be found in oxidation condition state; As (III) as arsenious acid HAsO2 in reductor conditions until pH= 9 and As (V) as arsenic acid H3AsO4 at pH As (III) >As (V) >DMA (V) >MMA (V) [14].
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It occurs naturally in inorganic and organic forms, such as arsenic acid (H3AsO4) and arsenous acid (H3AsO3) and their dissociation derivatives (H2AsO4 -, HAsO4 2-, H2AsO3 - and HAsO3 2-)arsenites, arsenates, monomethylarsenic acid (MMAA), and dimethylarsenic acid (DMAA) [2].
The substances are (1) 1,2-dichloroethane; (2) 2,2'-dichloro-4,4'-methyl-enedianiline; (3) arsenic acid; (4) bis(2-methoxyethyl) ether (diglyme); (5) dichromium tris(chromate); (6) formaldehyde; (7) N,N-dimethylacetamide; (8) pentazinc chromate octahy-droxide; (9) potassium hydroxyoctaoxodizincatedichromate; and (10) strontium chromate.