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Arsenic Poisoning Following Contact with Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) Treated Wood

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Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) is a preservative used to treat wood exposed to moisture and the outdoors. It reduces damage from molds, termites and other insects. Direct or indirect exposure to CCA can result in increased intake of inorganic arsenic.

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