Lead Arsenate

  • (noun): A poisonous white solid (Pb3[AsO4]2) used as an insecticide.

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Lead Hydrogen Arsenate - Uses
... Lead arsenate was widely used in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA, England, France, North Africa, and many other areas, principally against the codling moth ... Lead arsenate was also used in the early part of twentieth century for controlling pests of cranberry (fireworm, cranberry girdler) in Massachusetts ... Basic lead arsenate, Pb5OH(AsO4)3, was used in some areas of California ...

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