Dibenzyl diselenide is used as a source of the PhSe unit in organic synthesis. It is also used to introduce PhSe groups by reaction with a variety of nucleophilic, including enolates, enol silyl ethers, Grignard reagents, organolithium reagents, alkenes and amines.
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Mentions de danger (UE): H301-H331-H373
Toxic if swallowed. Toxic if inhaled. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Mentions de prudence: 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.