Glossary

Arsenic

Arsenic is characterized as a type of metal that is gray, brittle and highly poisonous. It is most often used in insecticides and weed killers as well as an alloy for most metal types including lead and copper. It is a dangerous, cancer-causing chemical in its inorganic form and is listed under Proposition 65, a mandate that requires owners and operators to provide clear warnings on packaging that contains harmful chemicals.
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