Selenium Dioxide

Availability

Special and quality requirements for selenium bioxide, selenonyl are available upon request: selenium dioxide is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

SeO2

CAS

7446-08-4

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Selenium Dioxide

Distributor of selenium dioxide

Description

Selenium dioxide is prepared by oxidation of selenium by burning in air, nitric acid or by reaction with hydrogen peroxide, but perhaps the most convenient preparation is by the dehydration of selenous acid. It is also the most common found compound of selenium.

Appearance

Selenium dioxide appears as a white crystalline solid.

Solubility

Selenium bioxide is very soluble in water.

Uses

Selenonyl dioxide is used as a catalyst and as a raw material for electroplating industry.

Classification

Selenium dioxide is toxic if inhaled and swallowed; danger of cumulative effects; very toxic to aquatic organisms causing long-term adverse effects to aquatic environments.

Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: selenium dioxide is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Selenium bioxide, selenonyl