Lethal doses?

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?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    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**

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    See the Merck Index (Not Manual) for the LD50 of Many Things.

  • 1 decade ago

    How can we be sure ?

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