|SELENIUM DIOXIDE||ICSC: 0946 (March 2000)|
| CAS #: 7446-08-4
| UN #: 3283
|EC Number: 231-194-7
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE!|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Sore throat. Shortness of breath. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain. Skin burns. Blisters.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Sore throat. Shock or collapse.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from food and feedstuffs. Dry.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|SELENIUM DIOXIDE||ICSC: 0946|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.2 mg/m3, as TWA.
MAK: (as Se, inhalable fraction): 0.02 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(8); skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 3; pregnancy risk group: C
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.
Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
Symbol: T, N; R: 23/25-33-50/53; S: (1/2)-20/21-28-45-60-61; Note: A
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations