Selenous Acid is a hygroscopic white crystalline compound and is the principal oxoacid of selenium. Selenous Acid is used as an oxidizing agent and is a reagent for alkaloids. Selenous Acid isotope is used in radiopharmaceuticals for labelling. Selenous Acid is the conjugate acid of a hydrogen selenite and is analogous to sulfurous acid. Let us learn the chemical composition details of Selenous Acid.
Properties Of Selenous Acid
|Molecular weight||128.97 g/mol|
|IUPAC name||Selenous acid
|Solubility||soluble in ethanol|
|Melting point||decomposes at 70°C|
Selenous Acid Structural Formula
The structural formula of Selenous Acid is as shown below.
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