SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Diethyl Selenide
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. 2ET-SE-02-LIQ
CAS #: 627-53-2
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Statement of Hazard:
Environmentally hazardous, Flammable liquid, Irritant, Respiratory irritant, Toxic
Acute Health Hazard:
Irritant to eyes, skin, mucous membranes and respiratory system.
May be toxic by ingestion and inhalation, harmful by skin absorption.
Chronic Health Hazard:
Target organ effect
To the best of our knowledge, the toxicological properties of this chemical have not been thoroughly investigated. Use appropriate procedures and precautions to prevent or minimize exposure.
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS):
Acute toxicity, dermal (Category 4), H312
Acute toxicity, inhalation (Category 3), H331
Acute toxicity, oral (Category 3), H301
Flammable liquids (Category 2), H225
Hazardous to the aquatic environment, chronic toxicity (Category 1), H410
Serious eye damage/eye irritation (Category 2A), H319
Skin corrosion/irritation (Category 2), H315
Specific target organ toxicity, repeated exposure (Category 2), H373
Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure; Respiratory tract irritation (Category 3), H335
H225 Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
H301 Toxic if swallowed.
H312 Harmful in contact with skin.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H331 Toxic if inhaled.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
H373 Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects.
P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. — No smoking.
P240 Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P273 Avoid release to the environment.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P302+P352 IF ON SKIN: wash with plenty of soap and water.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and Keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P332+P313 IF SKIN irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P403+P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Diethyl selenide 99.99%
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Flush eyes with large amounts of water for fifteen minutes. Separate eyelids with fingers. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Wash skin with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.
Move to a fresh air environment. Contact a physician if breathing becomes difficult.
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Flash Point (°C): 22
Auto Ignition Temperature (°C):
Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, alcohol-resistant foam, or water spray
Wear self-contained respirator and fully protective impervious suit.
May emit hazardous fumes under fire conditions.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots and gloves, and disposable coveralls. Dispose of coveralls after use. Remove from ignition sources if safe to do so. Follow emergency response plan and contact proper authorities if needed. Keep unprotected persons away.
Keep spills out of sewers and bodies of water. Dike and contain the spill with inert material. Absorb on sand, vermiculite or diatomite. Transfer material to a container for disposal or recovery. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling and Storage:
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. Use only in a chemical fume hood. Open and handle container with care. Keep ignition sources away. Store in a tightly closed container in a dry, well-ventilated place.
Storage Temperature (°C): 15 to 30
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Use product in a well ventilated area or under a fume hood. Use proper lab equipment while handling this product. Keep away from incompatible materials for possible risk of hazardous reaction.
Wear appropriate protective eyeglass or chemical safety goggles. Make sure that there is an eyewash station in your vicinity.
Wear impervious gloves and protective clothing.
Use a NIOSH approved respirator when exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance: Light yellow liquid
Odor Threshold: Not Available
Flash Point (°C): 22
Temperature (°C): Not Available
Melting Point (°C): Not Available
Boiling Point (°C): 108-111
Evaporation Rate: Not Available
pH Value: Not Available
Refractive Index (n20
D): Not Available
Viscosity: Not Available
Solubility in Water: Not Available
Solubility in Other: Not Available
Vapor Pressure (mmHg): Not Available
Vapor Density (Air=1): Not Available
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents
Product may react with incompatible materials to release other hazardous substances.
Conditions to Avoid:
Heat, flame, sparks, other ignition sources.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Carbon oxides, Selenium oxides
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
National Toxicology Program (NTP) listed: Not Available
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) listed:
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service. Dispose in a manner consistent with
federal, state and local environmental regulations.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT Shipping Name: Flammable Liquids, Toxic, N.O.S.
DOT UN Number: UN1992
DOT Hazard Class: Class 3, 6.1
DOT Packing Group: PGII
IMDG Shipping Name: Flammable Liquids, Toxic, N.O.S.
IMDG UN Number: UN1992
IMDG Hazard Class: Class 3, 6.1
IMDG Packing Group: PG II
Marine Pollutant: No
IATA Shipping Name: Flammable Liquids, Toxic, N.O.S.
IATA UN Number: UN1992
IATA Hazard Class: Class 3, 6.1
IATA Packing Group: PG II
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) listed:
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 302) listed:
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 311/312) listed:
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA 313) listed:
European Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (EINECS):
Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL) listed:
Canadian Non-Domestic Substances List (NDSL) listed:
SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION
Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH). The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. American Elements shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale. COPYRIGHT 1997-2022 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.