Affected Organ Systems: Death
Cancer Classification: Please contact NTP, IARC, or EPA with questions on cancer and cancer classification.
Chemical Classification: Inorganic substances
Summary: Selenium hexafluoride is a corrosive, colorless gas at room temperature. Selenium hexafluoride is only slightly soluble in water. It does not occur naturally in the environment.
Selenium hexafluoride is used as a gaseous electrical insulator.
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