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arsenate

[′ärs·ən‚āt]
(inorganic chemistry)
AsO43-A negative ion derived from orthoarsenic acid, H3 AsO4·½H2O.
A salt or ester of arsenic acid.
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Chromated copper arsenate (CCA) has been widely used for > 60 years as a wood preservative to extend the lifetime of wood as a building material (Bull 2001; Nico et al.
In the United States and Canada, industry registrants voluntarily agreed to withdraw chromated copper arsenate (CCA) treatment for use in such residential applications as decks, fences, and playground components effective January 1, 2004, although it is still registered for commercial/industrial products.
The result suggests the presence of a thriving community of anaerobic microbes that used the nitrates as fuel and converted the poisonous arsenites in the water to less-soluble arsenates.
bituminous coals studied, although arsenate and arsenic associated with organic matter were also found.