<p>MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
SODIUM SELENITE (ALL GRADES), SOLID
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Toxic/Poisonous! May be fatal if inhaled, absorbed through skin, or swallowed. Causes severe skin and
eye irritation. Dust is irritating to respiratory tract. May cause adverse reproductive effects. May cause
teratogenic effects. See "Other Health Effects" Section. High vapour concentrations may cause
drowsiness. Can decompose at high temperatures forming toxic gases. Contents may develop pressure
on prolonged exposure to heat.
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
Dust is irritating to respiratory tract. Toxic effects may be delayed. Product may cause severe irritation
of the nose, throat and respiratory tract. Repeated and/or prolonged exposures may cause productive
cough, running nose, bronchopneumonia, pulmonary oedema (fluid build-up in lungs), and reduction of
pulmonary function. See "Other Health Effects" Section.
Causes severe skin irritation. May cause defatting, drying and cracking of the skin. Prolonged and
repeated contact may lead to dermatitis. Skin contact can cause irritation, especially under the finger
nails (and other confined spaces such as under rings or watch bands).
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS (FOR EMERGENCIES INVOLVING CHEMICAL SPILLS OR RELEASE)
Toronto, ON (416) 226-6117 Montreal, QC (514) 861-1211 Winnipeg, MB (204) 943-8827
Edmonton, AB (780) 424-1754 Calgary, AB (403) 263-8660 Vancouver, BC (604) 685-5036
1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Brenntag Canada Inc.
43 Jutland Rd.
2007 January 22
Sodium Selenite (All Grades), Solid.
2007 January 22
Date of Revision:
Selenious Acid, Disodium Salt.
Sodium Selenite Anhydrous; Disodium Selenite; Sodium Selenite Pentahydrate.