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  • adj. Of or pertaining to cacodylic acid or its derivatives

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, cacodyl.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing the basic radical cacodyl.

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  • adj. of or relating to cacodyl


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From cacodyl


  • However, organic arsenic compounds, namely cacodylic acid, disodium methylarsenate (DSMA), and monosodium methylarsenate (MSMA), are used, as yet, as pesticides — principally on cotton.

    Health effects of arsenic

  • Agent Blue contained cacodylic acid, an arsenic compound, and was sprayed at the behest of a South Vietnamese president who thought poisoning his own people was a good thing because they were his enemies.

    John McCain's Agent Orange Issue

  • They recommended more research on cacodylic acid, the main component of herbicide blue, and on the effects of

    Operation Ranch Hand

  • Because drying is its primary observable effect, cacodylic acid is often labeled as a dessicant.

    Operation Ranch Hand

  • Concerning the cacodylic acid used in blue, Minarik and Darrow said that field tests had shown that sensitive crops could be safely planted within days of a spraying with blue even at rates greater than those normally used in Vietnam.

    Operation Ranch Hand

  • Twenty thousand gallons of pink and green herbicides and fifteen thousand pounds of cacodylic acid were already in Saigon.

    Operation Ranch Hand

  • A shipment of 15,000 pounds of cacodylic acid (blue) and 20,000 gallons of pink and green herbicides for use in crop destruction had by this time arrived unannounced in Saigon by military aircraft, and had bypassed ICC inspection.

    Operation Ranch Hand

  • Phase I, to begin within twenty days, would spray 334.5 square miles of manioc and rice crops with 2,4,5-T and cacodylic acid.

    Operation Ranch Hand

  • They found no evidence of adverse effects on bird life or mammals from the use of agent blue (cacodylic acid) which had been employed primarily against rice and other crops.

    Operation Ranch Hand

  • On the question of lethal toxicity to human or animals, the researchers found that, except for cacodylic acid, this was unlikely and should not be a matter of great concern.

    Operation Ranch Hand


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