Substance Information

Sodium selenite

EC / List no.: 233-267-9

CAS no.: 10102-18-8

Mol. formula: H2O3Se.2Na

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GHS06: Acute Toxicity GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is fatal if swallowed, is toxic if inhaled, is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects and may cause an allergic skin reaction.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance is fatal if inhaled, is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, causes serious eye irritation and causes skin irritation.

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Skin sensitising

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 100 to < 1 000 tonnes per annum.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: fertilisers and plant protection products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use and indoor use as reactive substance.

Article service life

Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: fertilisers and plant protection products.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use and indoor use as reactive substance.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: fertilisers, plant protection products and laboratory chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals and mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement).
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and as processing aid.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.

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