Agent Name

Lead(II) selenide

CAS Number

12069-00-0

Formula

Pb-Se

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lead monoselenide; [ChemFinder] Lead selenide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Gray lumps; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make base metals and alloys; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

An eye irritant; Highly toxic by ingestion and inhalation; Possible reproductive toxicant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Lead in blood = 200 ug/L (20 ug/100 ml); sampling time not critical; [ACGIH]

TLV (ACGIH)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb (0.2 mg/m3, as Se)

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb (0.2 mg/m3, as Se)

MAK

0.02 mg/m3, as Se, inhalable fraction

IDLH (NIOSH)

100 mg/m3, as Pb

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Neurotoxin

Motor Neuropathy

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Animal

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Toxicity Information

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Chemical Information

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: