Selenium 99% powder [7782-49-2] Selenium is a trace mineral that has been used for years in topical preparations due to its antifungal properties. Selenium has been shown to have other protective effects, such as DnA repair, reduction of DnA binding of carcinogens, and suppression of gene mutations. Laboratory studies have shown that skin lotions containing selenium compounds reduce UV-induced skin damage, such as inflammation, blistering and pigmentation.
Melting point: 217 ° C (lit.)
Boiling point: 684.9 ° C (lit.)
Density: 4.81 g / ml at 25 ° C (lit.)
Vapor pressure: <1 Pa (20 ° C)
Storage temperature: unlimited.
Solubility: H2O: soluble
Color: white to cream white
Specific gravity: 4.81
Resistivity: 1.2 μΩ-cm, 0 ° C
Water solubility: insoluble
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Priority rules to be observed in connection with the labeling of a substance:
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