Derivative Type: Uranium salt
Additional Names: Uranium benzoate; uranyl benzoate
Molecular Formula: C14H10O6U
Molecular Weight: 512.25
Percent Composition: C 32.83%, H 1.97%, O 18.74%, U 46.47%
Properties: Yellow powder. Slightly sol in water, alc.
CAUTION: Mild irritant to skin, eyes, mucous membranes.
Use: Preserving foods, fats, fruit juices, alkaloidal solns, etc; manuf benzoates and benzoyl compds, dyes; as a mordant in calico printing; for curing tobacco. As standard in volumetric and calorimetric analysis. Pharmaceutic aid (antifungal).
Therap-Cat-Vet: Has been used with salicylic acid as a topical antifungal.
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