Agent Name

Selenium sulfide

CAS Number

7446-34-6

Formula

S-Se

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Exsel; Selenium monosulfide; Selenium sulfide (SeS); Selenium sulphide; Selensulfid [German]; Selsun; Sulfur selenide (SSe); [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Other Inorganic Compounds

Description

Orange-yellow solid with a faint odor; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Veterinary medication for topical eczemas and dermatomycoses; [Merck Index]

Comments

Toxic by ingestion; May cause injury to eyes; [HSDB] See "Selenium."

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Insufficient data

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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