Selenium

Merck KgaA

Health risk rating 1
Safety risk rating 1
Environmental risk rating 1

General Information

Revision date

2017-05-02

Product name

Selenium

Chemical name

Selenium

Manufacturer Name

Merck KgaA

Emergency telephone

++49 (0)6151/722440

Company Information

company name

Merck KgaA

Section 2

NFPA Ratings

scale 0-4) Health=2 Fire=0 Reactivity=0

EU Classification

T Toxic; R 23/25-33; EC Classification may be inconsistent with independently researched data. 3.2. Emergency Overview: COLOR: red, gray or black PHYSICAL FORM: solid ODOR: odorless

Health hazards

respiratory tract irritation, skin irritation, eye irritation

Potential health effects

INHALATION: Short term exposure: irritation, lack of sense of smell, metal fume fever, lung congestion. Long term exposure: garlic odor, digestive disorders. SKIN CONTACT: Short term exposure: irritation Long term exposure: same as effects reported in short term exposure. EYE CONTACT: Short term exposure: irritation (possibly severe) Long term exposure: same as effects reported in short term exposure. INGESTION: Short term exposure: same as effects reported in short term inhalation, metallic taste. Long term exposure: same as effects reported in long term inhalation, sterility, heart damage, liver damage. 3.4. Carcinogen Status: OSHA: N NTP: N IARC: N

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