Uranium Peroxide SDS

1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE, PREPARATION AND COMPANY INFORMATION

Product Name: Uranium Peroxide

Formula: UH2O4

Description: Pale yellow crystalline solid.

Supplier:

IBI Labs

3495 N. Dixie Hwy. Unit # 8

Boca Raton, FL 33431 USA

Emergency telephone number: 561-826-0061

2. REGISTRY NUMBERS AND INVENTORIES

CAS: 12036-71-4

NIH PubChem CID: 29645

EC (EINECS/ELINCS): 234-852-1

UN (DOT): 2909

Merck: 12,9993

Beilstein/Gmelin: 60406 (G)

3. PROPERTIES

Formula: UH2O4

Formula Mass: 304.04000000000002

Melting Point °C: 115

Boiling Point °C: 3813

Density: 19.05 g/cm3 (20 °C)

4. HAZARDS AND PROTECTION

This material decomposes to form U2O7 then to UO3 and oxygen.

Storage:

  • Protect from physical damage.
  • Store in a cool, dry place.
  • Protect personnel from radiation emanation if present.
  • Separate from other readily oxidable or combustible materials.

Handling:

  • 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.

Incompatibilities: Reacts rapidly with liquid bromine trifluoride.

5. FIREFIGHTING

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.

6. HEALTH AND EXPOSURE EFFECTS

This material decomposes to form U 2 O 7 then to UO 3 and oxygen.

Exposure Limits

OSHA: PEL (8 h TWA): 0.05 mg

Exposure Effects

Ingestion and Inhalation: Stridor, dyspnea, upper airway injury, and pulmonary edema, especially following inhalation of vaporized caustics may occur.

Skin and Eyes:

  • Severe skin and eye irritation may occur.
  • Burns may occur.

7. FIRST AID

Inhalation:

  • Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing.
  • If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen.
  • See Ingestion.

Skin and Eyes:

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

Ingestion:

  • Medical problems take priority 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.

8. TRANSPORTATION

UN Number: 2909

Response Guide: 161

Hazard Class: 7

USCG CHRIS Code: URP

9. OTHER 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.

Preparation Information

IBI Labs

Product Safety – Americas Region

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Revision Date: 06/23/2021