Agent Name

Sodium selenate decahydrate

CAS Number

10102-23-5

Formula

O4-Se.2Na.10H2-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Selenic acid, disodium salt, decahydrate; [ChemIDplus] UN2630

Category

Other Inorganic Compounds

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] White crystals; mp = 35 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an insecticide and feed additive; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 18 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Selenium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.2 mg/m3, as Se

PEL (OSHA)

0.2 mg/m3, as Se

MAK

0.02 mg/m3, as Se, inhalable fraction

IDLH (NIOSH)

1 mg/m3, as Se

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Selenates."

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