Don't be paranoid. I'm not planning to kill anyone. I just want to know what is the minimum lethal dose of Arsenic, as well as the maximum. It's for a thesis, okay?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Check out the website listed below. The following came from the website.
Minimum Fatal Dose Level:
Fatal human dose 70-180 mg. Estimated lethal dose for a 70 kg human as As (III) /Arsenic (III)/
[NIH/EPA; OHM/TADS (1985)]**QC REVIEWED**
PROBABLE ORAL LETHAL DOSE (HUMAN) IS LESS THAN 5 MG/KG, A TASTE (LESS THAN 7 DROPS) FOR 70 KG PERSON (150 LB). /ARSENITES/
[Gosselin, R.E., H.C. Hodge, R.P. Smith, and M.N. Gleason. Clinical Toxicology of Commercial Products. 4th ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1976.,p. II-90]**PEER REVIEWED**
- Anonymous1 decade ago
See the Merck Index (Not Manual) for the LD50 of Many Things.
- 1 decade ago
How can we be sure ?