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Chapter 4

Arsenophobia: A Connection between the Deaths of Infants and Napoleon I

The general population is likely to be unaware of the chemical distinction between arsine and Gosio gas, or of any differences in their odours or toxicities. All that is required to generate fear and apprehension is to mention the word, arsenic. So the panic among parents in the United Kingdom was v...

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https://doi.org/10.1039/9781847558602-00130
Print publication date
22 Apr 2008
Copyright year
2008
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-363-7
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-860-2