Sodium selenate facts for kids

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Sodium selenate is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is Na2SeO4. It contains sodium and selenate ions.

Properties

Sodium selenate is a white solid. It is a strong oxidizing agent. It dissolves in water easily.

Preparation

Sodium selenate is made by reacting sodium hydroxide with selenic acid.

Uses

Sodium selenate is used as a mineral supplement.

Safety

Sodium selenate is very toxic in amounts any more than a very tiny amount.

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