- 2-Amino-4-(methylselenyl)butyric acid
Transparent, hexagonal sheets or plates; metallic luster of cryst.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Melting point, °C
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Wear appropriate personal protective clothing to prevent skin contact. Facilities for quickly drenching the body should be provided within the immediate work area for emergency use where there is a possibility of exposure.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Cover with plastic sheet to prevent spreading. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS.
Avoid contact with acids, strong oxidizers, chromium trioxide, potassium bromate, cadmium.
Use method most appropriate to fight surrounding fire.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
IDHL: 1 mg/m3 (as Se)
Dizziness, decreased reflexes, CNS depression, and coma have been reported.
Pulmonary edema and cardiopulmonary arrest are possible.
Dermatitis and nasal irritation may be present.
Seek medical assistance.
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
Remove contaminated clothing and wash exposed area thoroughly with soap and water. A physician should examine the area if irritation or pain persists.
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
I; II; III
USCG CHRIS Code