Properties[change | change source]
Sodium selenide is a solid. It reacts with water to make a mixture of sodium hydroxide and sodium hydroselenide. It is a reducing agent. It is oxidized to a mixture of selenide and selenium, making an offwhite color. It is eventually oxidized to selenium dioxide. it reacts with acids to make hydrogen selenide gas.
Preparation[change | change source]
Uses[change | change source]
Sodium selenide is used to react with some organic compounds.