- Selenic acid, copper(2+) salt (1:1)
- Cupric selenate
- Copper(II) selenate
Blue crystals or powder.
Substance is used in coloring Cu or Cu alloys black.
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Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Wear goggles and rubber gloves while handling.
Sweep solids with sweeping compound and discard to hazardous waste.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Fight surrounding fire. May emit toxic fumes in general fire conditions. Firefighters wear SCBA.
OSHA PEL: 0.2 mg/m3 (as Se), OSHA PEL: 1 mgm3 (as Cu)
May be irritating to skin, eyes and mucous membranes. Considered toxic by inhalation. Symptoms of exposure: garlic odor on breath. Not classifiable as a carcinogen but similar selenates are considered carcinogenic
If swallowed, give water or milk and induce vomiting.
Wash thoroughly with water after contact.
Irrigate thoroughly with water after contact. If eye irritation persists, see a physician.