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Affected Organ Systems: None
Cancer Effects: None
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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