Uranium Ammonium Fluoride SDS

There i1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Chemical Name: Uranium Ammonium Fluoride

Formula: UO2(NH4)3F5

Description: Green-yellow monoclinic crystals.

Other Identifiers: This material has been used in X-ray work because of its fluorescence under these rays.

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2. REGISTRY NUMBERS AND INVENTORIES

  • CAS RN: [18433-40-4]
  • UN (DOT): 2909
  • Merck: 12,603
  • Beilstein/Gmelin: 257491 (G)
  • Molecular Weight: 275.06
  • Density, g/cm³: 3.186 g/cm³ (20 °C)

3. HAZARDS AND PROTECTION

Storage:

  • Keep in a cool, dry, dark location, inside a tightly sealed container or cylinder.
  • Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources, and untrained individuals.
  • Secure and label area.
  • Protect containers and cylinders from physical damage.

Handling:

  • All chemicals should be considered hazardous.
  • Avoid direct physical contact.
  • Use appropriate approved safety equipment.
  • Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container.
  • Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.

Body protection: Wear appropriate gloves, clothing, and goggles.

Respirators: Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).

Small spills and leaks:

  • Do not touch damaged packages or spilled material.
  • Cover liquid spill with sand, earth, or other noncombustible absorbent material.
  • Cover the powder spill with a plastic sheet or tarp to minimize spreading.
  • Contact RSO.

4. FIREFIGHTING

The presence of radioactive material won’t influence the fire control processes and should not influence the selection of techniques.

  • Small fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, water spray, or regular foam.
  • Large fires: Water spray, fog (flooding amounts).

Fire potential: May burn but does not ignite readily.

5. HEALTH AND EXPOSURE EFFECTS

Ingestion, skin, and eyes: See inhalation.

Inhalation:

  • There is minimal risk if the packaging remains intact.
  • package damage can result in a measurable release of radiation, but the risk is still low.

First Aid

Inhalation:

  • Apply artificial respiration if the patient is not breathing.
  • Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
  • See ingestion.

Skin and eyes:

  • Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
  • See ingestion.

Ingestion:

  • Medical problems take over radiological concerns.
  • Use first aid treatment according to the nature of the injury.
  • Do not delay the care and transport of a seriously injured person.

6. TRANSPORTATION

UN Number: 2909

Response Guide: 161

Hazard Class: 7

USC CHRIS Code: Rad

Packing Group

The classification of substances with multiple hazards must be determined following the criteria presented in the regulations mentioned above. Due to the various quantities and combinations of materials being shipped at one time, the information above must be determined based on the characteristics of the specific shipment.

7. OTHER INFORMATION

Copyright 2014 IBI Labs. License granted to make unlimited paper copies for internal use only.

IBI Labs requires that those who receive their materials comply with 29 CFR 1910.1200(h), which mandates that employers provide employees with effective information and training about hazardous chemicals in their workplace.

The contents of this document are believed to be accurate as of the date of revision and are provided in good faith. However, it is recommended that recipients use this information as supplementary and exercise caution and judgment regarding its accuracy and suitability. Please note that IBI Labs cannot accept responsibility for any indirect, incidental, or consequential damage resulting from the use of the information provided in this Safety Data Sheet.

IBI Labs makes no warranties, expressed or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. This information is provided without warranty, and any use of the product that does not conform to this Safety Data Sheet, or that is used in combination with any other product or process, is the responsibility of the user.

Revision Date: 04/18/2024

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