Date: October 1, 2009
Expiration Date: October 1, 2011
- Prolonged arsenic exposure causes skin and lung cancer and may cause other internal cancers as well.
- Skin lesions, peripheral neuropathy, and anemia are hallmarks of chronic arsenic exposure
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