Ammonium Diuranate MSDS

Ammonium Diuranate MSDS


Ammonium Diuranate

Material Safety Data Sheet


Catalog Number:

U-30720


Revision date:

25-Apr-2006


1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND COMPANY INFORMATION

Catalog Number:

U-30720


Product name:

AMMONIUM DIURANATE  ((NH4)2U2O7)


Synonyms:

Ammonium Uranate; Ammonium Uranium Oxide


Supplier:

IBI Labs

3495 N. Dixie Hwy. Unit # 8

Boca Raton, FL 33431


Emergency Telephone Number:

CHEMTREC: 1-800-424-9300; 1-703-527-3887


2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Components

AMMONIUM DIURANATE

CAS:

7783-22-4

Number Weight
90-100%


ACGIH Exposure Limits:

0.2 mg/m³


OSHA Exposure Limits:

TWA 0.25 mg/m³ TWA

 

3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION


EMERGENCY OVERVIEW:

Very toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects if swallowed. May also have serious

irreversible effects through skin contact or inhalation.


Category of Danger:

Very Toxic, Carc. cat. 1


Principle routes of exposure:

Skin


Inhalation:

Harmful: possible risk of irreversible effects through inhalation.


Ingestion:

Very Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects if swallowed.


Skin contact:

Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged skin contact.


Eye contact:

Risk of serious damage to eyes


Statements of hazard

Very toxic if swallowed


Statement of Spill or Leak — ANSI Label

Eliminate all ignition sources. Absorb and/or contain spill with inert materials (e.g., sand,
vermiculite). Then place in appropriate container. For large spills, use water
spray to disperse vapors, flush spill area. Prevent runoff from entering
waterways or sewers.


Precautions — ANSI Label

Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not breathe
vapors or spray mist


4. FIRST AID MEASURES

General advice:

In the case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label
where possible).


Inhalation:

Move to fresh air. Call a physician immediately.


Skin contact:

Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice


Ingestion:

Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water. Induce vomiting if person is conscious.


Eye contact:

Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.


Protection of first-aiders:

No information available


Medical conditions aggravated by exposure:

None known


5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES


Suitable extinguishing media:

Use dry chemical, CO2, water spray or “alcohol” foam


Specific hazards:

Burning produces irritant fumes.


Unusual hazards:

None known


Special protective equipment for firefighters:

As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH
(approved or equivalent) and full protective gear.


Specific methods:

Water mist may be used to cool closed containers.


Flash point:

Not determined


Autoignition temperature:

Not determined


NFPA rating:

NFPA Health: 3

NFPA Flammability: 1

NFPA Reactivity: 0


6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES


Personal precautions:

Use personal protective equipment.


Environmental precautions:

Prevent product from entering drains.


Methods for cleaning up:

Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.


7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Storage:

ROOM TEMPERATURE

Handling:
Use only in area provided with appropriate exhaust ventilation.


Safe handling advice:

Wear personal protective equipment. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse.


Technical measures/storage conditions:

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.


Incompatible products:

Oxidizing and spontaneously flammable products


8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Engineering measures:
Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.


PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Respiratory protection:
Breathing apparatus only if aerosol or dust is formed.


Hand protection:

PVC or other plastic-material gloves


Skin and body protection:

Impervious clothing, long-sleeved clothing


Eye protection:

Safety glasses with side-shields


Hygiene measures:

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.


9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES


Physical state:

Powder


Formula:

((NH4)2U2O7)


Molecular weight:

238.03


Melting point/range:

No data available at this time.


Boiling point/range:

No data available at this time.


Density:
No data available


Vapor pressure:

0 mm Hg at 20° C


Evaporation rate:

No data available


Vapor density:
No data available


Solubility (in water):

Insoluble


Flash point:
Not determined


Autoignition temperature:

Not determined


10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY


Stability:

Stable under recommended storage conditions.



Polymerization:

None under normal processing.


Hazardous decomposition products:

Thermal decomposition can lead to release of irritating

gases and vapours such as carbon oxides.


Materials to avoid:

Uranyl nitrates: combustibles, Uranium hexafluoride: water (as U, soluble compounds)


Conditions to avoid:

Exposure to air or moisture over prolonged periods.


11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION


Product Information


Acute toxicity

Components

RTECS Number: Selected LD50s and LC50s

AMMONIUM DIURANATE YR2400000

Not Determined


Chronic toxicity:

Chronic exposure may cause nausea and vomiting, higher exposure causes unconsciousness.


Local effects:

Symptoms of overexposure may be headache, dizziness, tiredness, nausea and 
vomiting.


Specific effects:

May include moderate to severe erythema (redness) and moderate edema (raised skin), nausea,
vomiting, headache.


Primary irritation:

No data is available on the product itself.


Carcinogenic effects:

A known carcinogen.


Mutagenic effects:

No data is available on the product itself.


Reproductive toxicity:

No data is available on the product itself.


Components

NIOSH – Health Effects

NIOSH – Target Organs

AMMONIUM DIURANATE (soluble and insoluble compounds);

potential for hepatocellular cancers as a result of its
alpha-emitting properties and radioactive decay products (e.g., radon, etc.)

skin, bone marrow, lymphatic system, kidney, lung cancer


12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION


Mobility:

No data available


Bioaccumulation:

No data available


Ecotoxicity effects:

No data available


Aquatic toxicity:

May cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Components
U.S. DOT – Appendix B –

Marine Pollutant


U.S. DOT – Appendix B –

Severe Marine Pollutants


United Kingdom – The Red 
List:

AMMONIUM DIURANATE

Not Listed 

Components

Germany VCI (WGK)

World Health Organization (WHO) – Drinking Water

Ecotoxicity – Fish Species Data

AMMONIUM DIURANATE

Not Listed

0.002 mg/L (Provisional) Not Listed


Components

Ecotoxicity – Freshwater

Algae Data

Ecotoxicity – Microtox Data Ecotoxicity – Water Flea Data

AMMONIUM DIURANATE
Not Listed


Components
EPA – ATSDR Priority List EPA – HPV Challenge

Program Chemical List

California – Priority Toxic

Pollutants

AMMONIUM DIURANATE
Rank (of 275): 092

Components

California – Priority Toxic Pollutants California – Priority Toxic Pollutants

AMMONIUM DIURANATE
Not Listed

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste from residues/unused products:
Waste disposal must be in accordance with appropriate Federal, State, and local regulations.

This product, if unaltered by use, may be disposed of by treatment at a permitted facility 

or as advised by your local hazardous waste regulatory authority. Residue from fires

extinguished with this material may be hazardous.


Contaminated packaging:

Do not re-use empty containers


14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION


UN/Id No: 
3288


DOT: 

Proper shipping name: 

Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s.


IATA Hazard Label(s):

Toxic


Hazard Class

6.1

Toxic substances – oral


Packing group: 
II


Emergency Response Guide Number (ERG):

151


Components

U.S. DOT – Appendix A Table 1 – Reportable Quantities

AMMONIUM DIURANATE

Not Listed


TDG (Canada):


WHMIS hazard class:  

D1b toxic materials

 

IMDG/IMO


Proper shipping name:

Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s.


IMDG – Hazard Classifications

Not Applicable


Components
U.S. DOT – Appendix B –

Marine Pollutant

U.S. DOT – Appendix B –

Severe Marine Pollutants

AMMONIUM DIURANATE

Not Listed


IMO-labels:

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

International Inventories

U.S. regulations:

Components

California Proposition 65


Massachusetts Right to Know List:

New Jersey Right to Know List:

Pennsylvania Right to Know List:

AMMONIUM
DIURANATE

Not Listed
[present] sn 1969 [present]

Components

Florida substance List:

Rhode Island Right to Know List:

Illinois –
Toxic Air 
Contaminants

Connecticut –
Hazardous Air 
Pollutants

AMMONIUM
DIURANATE

[present] Toxic
Not Listed Not Listed


Components
SARA 313
Emission reporting/Toxic Release of Chemicals

CERCLA/SARA -Section 302

Extremely Haz


NTP: IARC:

AMMONIUM
DIURANATE

Not Listed Not
Listed None None


SARA 313 Notification:

The above is your notification as to the SARA 313 listing for this product(s) pursuant to
Section 313 of Title III of the Superfund Ammendments and Reauthorization Act of
1986 and 40 CFR Part 372.

If you are unsure if you are subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313, or

need more information, please call the EPA Emergency Planning and Community

Right-To-Know Information Hotline: (800) 535-0202 or (202) 479-2499 (in Washington, DC

or Alaska).


State Notification:

The above information is your notice as to the Right-to-Know listings of the stated
product(s). Individual states will list chemicals for a variety of reasons
including, but n
ot limited to, the compounds toxicity; carcinogenic, tumorigenic and/or reproductive

hazards; and the compounds environmental impact if accidentally released.


16. OTHER INFORMATION


Prepared by:

Health & Safety

EU EINECS List –
231-170-6; U


Components

AMMONIUM
DIURANATE


Korean KECL:

KE-35143


Canada DSLInventory List –

Present


Philippines PICCS:

Present


Canada NDSL Inventory List –

H4N.1/2O7U2


Inventory – United States TSCA – Sect. 8(b)


Australia (AICS):

Product name:
AMMONIUM DIURANATE

Disclaimer:
The information and recommendations contained herein are based upon tests believed

to be reliable. However, IBI Labs does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness NOR SHALL ANY OF THIS

INFORMATION CONSTITUTE A WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE SAFETY OF THE

GOODS, THE MERCHANTABILITY OF THE GOODS, OR THE FITNESS OF THE GOODS FOR A PARTICULAR

PURPOSE. Adjustment to conform to actual conditions of usage maybe required. IBI Labs

assumes no responsibility for results obtained or for incidental or consequential damages, including lost profits arising

from the use of these data. No warranty against infringement of any patent, copyright or trademark is
made or implied.


End of Safety Data Sheet

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