Name: Uranium Hydride
CAS Number: 51680-55-8
NIH PubChem CID: 3743045 (SID)
EC number: 257-246-2
UN (DOT): 2909
Beilstein/Gmelin: 1140438 (G)
Formula Mass: 241.05
Density: 10.98 g/cm3
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2. HAZARDS AND PROTECTION
- Keep in a cool, dry, dark location, in a tightly sealed container or cylinder.
- Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources, and untrained individuals.
- Secure and label area properly.
- Protect containers and cylinders from physical damage.
- All chemicals should be considered hazardous.
- Avoid physical contact.
- Use appropriate and approved safety equipment.
- Untrained individuals should not handle this material or its container.
- Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection: Wear protective gloves, clothing, and goggles.
Respirators: Wear positive self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small Spills and Leaks:
- Do not touch damaged packages or spilled material.
- If the material spilled is in liquid form, cover it with sand, earth, or other noncombustible absorbent material.
- If the material spilled is in powder form, cover it with a plastic sheet or tarp to minimize spreading.
- Contact the RSO.
Stability: No data available.
The presence of a radioactive material will not 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.
4. HEALTH AND EXPOSURE EFFECTS
Ingestion, Skin and Eyes: See Inhalation
- There is a minimal risk if the package remains intact.
- Package damage may result in a measurable release of radiation, but the risk is still low.
- Apply artificial respiration if victim 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.
- Medical problems take over radiological concerns.
- Use first aid treatment according to the nature of the injury.
- Do not delay care and transport of a seriously injured person.
Un Number: 2909
Hazard Class: 7
USCG CHRIS Code: RAD
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product regarding appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. IBI Labs and its Affiliates shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.
Product Safety – Americas Region
Revision Date: 06/23/2021