Oxidation Number of Arsenic (As)

The common oxidation state of Arsenic (As) is +3. It is also predominantly exists in +3 and +5 states. The oxidation number for arsenic is -3 in arsenides and +3 in arsenates. The element is used to harden the alloys, especially in lead and copper. Yellow arsenic is most poisonous. It is used as vast pesticides in agriculture.

The common oxidation state of Arsenic (As) is +3. It is also predominantly exists in +3 and +5 states. The oxidation number for arsenic is -3 in arsenides and +3 in arsenates. The element is used to harden the alloys, especially in lead and copper. Yellow arsenic is most poisonous. It is used as vast pesticides in agriculture.


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