Uranium Tetra Iodide SDS

Uranium (IV) iodide

Uranium tetraiodide

1. CHEMICAL PRODUCTS & COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

IBI Labs

3495 N. Dixie Hwy. Unit 8

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Tel 561-826-0061     Fax 561-892-8450

Emergency Phone Numbers: 561-826-0061

Chemical Name: Uranium oxide (UO2)

Other Identifiers:  Uranium Fuel Pellet,

Use and Restriction:  IBI Labs expects that recipients of this material are in compliance with 29 CFR 1910.1200(h) which require employers to provide employees with effective information and training on hazardous chemicals in their work area.

2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Formula: UI4

Description: Black hygroscopic crystals.

Registry Numbers and Inventories

CAS: 13470-22-9

NIH PubChem CID: 83508

EC (EINECS/ELINCS): 236-735-0

Beilstein/Gmelin: 26587 (G)

Canada DSL/NDSL: NDSL

US TSCA: Listed

Properties

Formula Mass: 745.65

Melting Point, °C: 506

Density: 5.6 g/cm3 (15 C)

Solubility in Water: Soluble

3. Hazards and Protection

Storage:

  • 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.
  • Protect containers/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.

Protection: Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing, and goggles.

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

Small spills/leaks:

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

Stability: No data available.

4. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Presence of radioactive material will not influence the fire control processes and should not influence 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

Exposure Effects:

Ingestion, skin, and eyes: See inhalation.

Inhalation:

  • Minimal risk if 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 victim is not breathing.
  • Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
  • 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.

6. TRANSPORTATION

UN Number: 2910

Response Guide: 161

Hazard Class: 7

USCG CHRIS Code: RAD

7. OTHER INFORMATION

IBI Labs assumes that recipients of this material have developed internal safety procedures, which guard against accidental exposure to radioactive and toxic materials, contamination of the laboratory environment, or criticality. IBI Labs further expects that personnel who handle radioactive materials have been thoroughly trained in the safety procedures developed by and for their Laboratory.

The information and recommendations set forth herein are presented in good faith and believed to be correct as of the revision date. However, recipients of this material should use this information only as a supplement to other information gathered by them and should make independent judgement of the suitability and accuracy of this information. This statement is not intended to provide comprehensive instruction in developing an appropriate safety program and does not include all regulatory guidelines.

This information is furnished without warranty, and any use of the product not in conformance with this Safety Data Sheet, or in combination with any other product or process, is the responsibility of the user.

Revision Date: 06/16/2021