Selenium, Elemental

CAS RN:7782-49-2

Identification

Substance: Selenium, Elemental

CAS RN: 7782-49-2

Shipping Name/Number:
    UN 2658; Selenium, powder
    UN 3440; Selenium compound, liquid, n.o.s

State:
    solid
    solid, crystalline
    solid, powder
Color:
    blackish
    grayish
    reddish
Odor:
    odorless
Specific Gravity:
    sinks in water (> 1)

Temperature:
    high body temp
    chills
Neurological:
    lowered mental state
    unresponsive
    dizziness
    headache
Eyes:
    eye irritation/redness
Nose:
    nasal irritation
    sneezing
Mouth/Throat:
    coughing/choking
    mouth irritation
    drooling/salivation
    throat irritation
Cardiovascular:
    arrhythmia
    bradycardia
    tachycardia
    hypotension/shock
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Respiratory:
    irregular breathing
    slow breathing
    rapid breathing
    shortness of breath
    wheezing
    respiratory arrest
    resp burning/irritation
    pulmonary edema
    chest discomfort
    congestion
    coughing/choking
    sneezing
    hypoxia/cyanosis
Gastro/Urinary:
    abdom. discomfort
    vomiting
    diarrhea
Skin:
    itching
    skin burns/burning
    skin swelling
    blistering
    rash
    skin redness

NFPA704-Health:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Flammability:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Instability:
    Not Applicable
NFPA704-Special Hazards:
    Not Applicable

Miscellaneous Categories:
    Not Applicable
DOT Hazard Classifications:
    Not Applicable
WMDs:
    Not Applicable

Placard:
    Dangerous - mixed load/unidentified cargo
Rail Car:
    Pressure Tank Car
    Low Pressure Tank Car
    Box Car
    Hopper car
Road Trailer:
    MC331, TC331, SCT331
    DOT406, TC406, SCT306, MC306, TC306
    DOT407, TC407, SCT307, MC307, TC307
    DOT412, TC412, SCT312, MC312, TC312
    Mixed Cargo
    Dry Bulk Cargo Trailer
    Intermodal Tank
    Vacuum Tanker
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