1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE, PREPARATION AND COMPANY INFORMATION
Product Name: URANIUM DISULFIDE
3495 N. Dixie Hwy. Unit # 8
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Emergency telephone number: 561-826-0061
2. COMPOSITION AND INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Description: Iron-gray to black hexagonal crystals.
3. REGISTRY NUMBERS AND INVENTORIES
CAS Number: 12039-14-4
NIH PubChem CID: 82866
EC (EINECS/ELINCS): 234-884-6
UN (DOT): 2909
Beilstein:/Gmelin: 33387 (G)
US TSCA: Listed.
Formula Mass: 302.16
4. HAZARDS AND PROTECTION
- 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/cylinders from physical damage.
- All chemicals should be considered hazardous.
- Avoid direct physical contact.
- Use appropriate and 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 and leaks:
- Do not touch damage packages or spilled material.
- Cover liquid spill with sand, earth, or other noncombustible absorbent material.
- Cover powder spill with a plastic sheet or tarp to minimize spreading.
- Contact the RSO.
Stability: No data.
5. 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.
6. HEALTH EXPOSURE EFFECTS
Ingestion, skin, and Eyes: See Inhalation.
- Minimal risk if packaging remains intact.
- Package damage can result in a measurable release of radiation, but the risk is still low.
7. FIRST AID
- 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 priority over radiological concerns.
- Use first aid treatment according to the nature of the injury.
- Do not delay care, see a doctor immediately.
Response guide: 161
Hazard class: 7
USCG CHRIS CODE RAD
UN number: 2909
9. 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: June 21, 2021