Selenourea is used in the synthesis of selenium heterocycles, which exhibits anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor activity. It acts as an effective ligand and form complexes with transition metals and metalloids.
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Hazard Statements: H301-H331-H373
Toxic if swallowed. Toxic if inhaled. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Precautionary Statements: P260-P301+P310a-P304+P340-P311a-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF SWALLOWED: IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.