Hydrogen selenide

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Description

A colorless, foul smelling gas. Hydrogen selenide reacts with most metals to form metals selenides.

Synonyms and Related Terms

selenium hydride

Other Properties

Soluble in water, carbon disulfide.

Composition H2Se
CAS 7783-07-5
Melting Point -66
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 81.0
Boiling Point -41.3

Hazards and Safety

Dangerous fire and explosion risk. Reacts violently with oxidizing materials. Toxic by inhalation and ingestion. Skin irritant.

LINK: International Chemical Safety Card