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Hydrogen selenide

RTECS #: MX1050000

CAS #: 7783-07-5


UPDATE: February 2009 MW: 80.98 MF: H2Se


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  3. REVIEWS:
  4. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  5. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  6. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  7. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. Electronic E - 2
  2. Hydrogen selenide (ACGIH:OSHA)
  1. Selenium hydride


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
inhalation
guinea pig
lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 300 ppb/8 hour Olfaction: Other olfaction effects

Eye: Conjunctiva irritation

Gastrointestinal: Other changes
34ZIAG -,320,1969
inhalation
guinea pig
lowest published lethal concentration: 570 mg/m3/10 minute N/R VCVN5* -,266,1993
inhalation
guinea pig
lowest published lethal concentration: 43 mg/m3/30 minute N/R VCVN5* -,266,1993
inhalation
guinea pig
lowest published lethal concentration: 20 mg/m3/60 minute N/R VCVN5* -,266,1993
inhalation
guinea pig
lowest published lethal concentration: 1 mg/m3/8 hour N/R VCVN5* -,266,1993
inhalation
human
lowest published toxic concentration: 0.7 mg/m3 Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Cough
HBTME* -,783,2007
inhalation
mammal (species unspecified)
lowest published lethal concentration: 1,000 g/m3 Behavioral: Food intake (animal)

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema

Skin: After systemic exposure: Dermatitis, other
VCVN5* -,267,1993
inhalation
mouse
lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 0.2 gm/m3/2 hour N/R TPKVAL 9,7,1967
inhalation
mouse
lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 6.04 ppm/2 hour N/R TPKVAL 9,7,1967
inhalation
rat
lowest published lethal concentration: 20 mg/m3/1 hour N/R CTOXAO 17,171,1980
inhalation
rat
lowest published lethal concentration: 20 mg/m3/60 minute N/R VCVN5* -,266,1993


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value time-weighted average 0.05 ppm DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
CTOXAO 5,175,1972
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
85DHAX Se,112,1976
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
TOLED5 137,103,2003
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
ENTOX* -,774,2005
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
ENTOX* -,774,2005


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.05 ppm (0.2 mg(Se)/m3) CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.05 ppm (0.2 mg(Se)/m3) CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.05 ppm CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.05 ppm (0.2 mg/m3) CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.07 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM short term exposure limit 0.05 ppm (0.17 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK time-weighted average 0.01 ppm (0.05 mg(Se)/m3), OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - EC time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.07 mg(Se)/m3);
short term exposure limit 0.05 ppm, FEB 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - FINLAND short term exposure limit 0.01 ppm (0.03 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - FRANCE VME 0.02 ppm (0.07 mg/m3), VLE 0.05 ppm (0.17 mg/m3), FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - GERMANY MAK 0.05 mg(Se)/m3 (0.015 ml(Se)/m3), 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - GERMANY MAK 0.05 mg(Se)/m3 (inhalable), 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - HUNGARY time-weighted average 0.07 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 0.17 mg/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit - HUNGARY time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, short term exposure limit 0.4 mg(Se)/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit - JAPAN Occupational Exposure Limit 0.05 ppm (0.17 mg/m3), APR2007
Occupational Exposure Limit - KOREA time-weighted average 0.05 ppm (0.2 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO time-weighted average 0.05 ppm (0.2 mg(Se)/m3), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO time-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE NETHERLANDS MAC-TGG 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 0.05 ppm (0.16 mg(Se)/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NORWAY time-weighted average 0.01 ppm (0.05 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE PHILIPPINES time-weighted average 0.05 ppm (0.2 mg/m3), JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - POLAND MAC(time-weighted average) 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 0.3 mg(Se)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA short term exposure limit 0.2 mg/m3, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWEDEN time-weighted average 0.01 ppm (0.03 mg/m3);
short term exposure limit 0.05 ppm (0.2 mg/m3), JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 0.015 ppm (0.05 mg/m3),KZG- week 0.03 ppm (0.1 mg/m3), DEC2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - TURKEY time-weighted average 0.05 ppm (0.2 mg/m3), JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - UNITED KINGDOM time-weighted average 0.02 ppm;
short term exposure limit 0.05 ppm, 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - UNITED KINGDOM time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value;

time-weighted average 0.05 ppm
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value
time-weighted average 0.05 ppm


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO HYDROGEN SELENIDE-air 10 hour time-weighted average 0.05 ppm NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

34ZIAG "Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969
85DHAX "Medical and Biologic Effects of Environmental Pollutants Series," Washington, DC, National Academy of Sciences, 1972-77
CFRGBR Code of Federal Regulations. (U.S. Government Printing Office, Supt. of Documents, Washington, DC 20402)
CTOXAO Clinical Toxicology. (New York, NY) V.1-18, 1968-81. For publisher information, see JTCTDW.
DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996
ENTOX* Encyclopedia of Toxicology: Reference Book, Elsevier, 2005
HBTME*
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.
TOLED5 Toxicology Letters. (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1- 1977-
TPKVAL Toksikologiya Novykh Promyshlennykh Khimicheskikh Veshchestv. Toxicology of New Industrial Chemical Substances. For English translation, see TNICS*. (Izdatel'stvo Meditsina, Moscow, USSR) No.1- 1961-
VCVN5* "Vrednie chemichescie veshestva. Neorganicheskie soedinenia elementov V-VII groopp" (Hazardous substances. Inornanic substances containing V-VII group elements), Bandman A.L. et al., Chimia, 1989.

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