Agent Name

Cupric selenate

CAS Number

15123-69-0

Formula

Cu.H2-O4-Se

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Copper selenate; Selenic acid, copper(2+) salt (1:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Pentahydrate: Light blue solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used to color copper and copper alloys black; [Merck Index]

Comments

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, inhalable fraction, as Se (0.01 mg/m3, respirable fraction-Cu, inorganic cmpnds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

1 mg/m3, as Se

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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