Agent Name

Molybdenum diselenide

CAS Number

12058-18-3

Formula

Mo-Se2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Molybdenum selenide; Molybdenum selenide (MoSe2); [ChemIDplus] Molybdenum (IV) selenide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Dark grey odorless powder; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solid lubricant; [Hawley]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Molybdenum."

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

For TLV, see "Molybdenum and compounds."

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