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Old 03-18-2007, 03:53 PM   #11
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The article mentions that they used Dimethylselenide(sp?). Anyone know where I can find some. A drawback is that I think it's fairly toxic.
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The article mentions that they used Dimethylselenide(sp?). Anyone know where I can find some. A drawback is that I think it's fairly toxic.
Maybe for the purpose of an experiment you could use liquid selenium :

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000F9Y14C/...C&linkCode=asn

However, the concentration may be to low to be useful because you would probably have to pour so much into the tank that the gas would be watered down .

Question : Do you think you could evaporate the liquid and end up with a higher concentration of selenium? Any chemists out there?

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Selenium is used most commonly to make steel a color of blue. Any gun bluing kit contains a lot more selenium than pills. Still, this is selenium dioxide, not dimethyl selenium.

This product smells like bull**** to me.
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