arsenate : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a salt or ester of arsenic acid
- It is less toxic than other insecticides (arsenate of lead, nicotine), in two years has not injured any of the thousands of workers who have handled it constantly.
- What got less attention at the time is the fact that CCA stands for chromated copper arsenate--a form of arsenic.
- Compounds that contain calcium arsenate, for example, may damage annual bluegrass; those containing dacthal and zytron can harm fescues and bent grasses.