Agent Name

Potassium selenide

CAS Number

1312-74-9

Formula

K2-Se

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dipotassium selenide; [ChemIDplus] Dipotassium monoselenide; [Merck Index]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Deliquescent solid; Reddens from exposure to air; [Merck Index]

Comments

See "Sodium selenide."

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

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