Volume 88 Issue 19 | p. 36 | Concentrates
Issue Date: May 10, 2010

Arsenic Speciation Key To Poisoning Risk

Dermal exposure to arsenic compounds highly depends on the chemical form of the toxic substances
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Environmental SCENE, Analytical SCENE
Keywords: arsenic, arsenate, arsenite, irrigation

Drinking or inhaling arsenic compounds may not be the only ways to be poisoned by the toxic substances: Exposure through the skin may also be a problem, report Sairoong Ouypornkochagorn and Jörg Feldmann of the University of Aberdeen, in Scotland (Environ. Sci. Technol., DOI: 10.1021/es903667y). Dermal exposure to arsenic is a particular concern for farmers working in fields irrigated . . .

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