Uranyl Ammonium Pentafluoride SDS

Safety Data Sheet

1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFIERS

Other Names: Uranyl ammonium fluoride

Formula: UO2(NH4)3F5

Description: Green-yellow monoclinic crystals.

Uses: Has been used in x-ray work because of its fluorescence under these rays.

Supplier:

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3495 N. Dixie Hwy. Unit 8

Boca Raton, FL 33431 USA

Telephone: 561-826-0061

Fax: 561-892-8450

Emergency #: 561-826-0061

2. REGISTRY NUMBERS AND INVENTORY

CAS: 18433-40-4

UN (DOT): 2909

Merck: 12,603

Beilstein/Gmelin: 257491 (G)

3. PROPERTIES

Formula: UO2(NH4)3F5

Formula Mass: 419.14

Density: 3.186 g/cm3 (20 C)

4. 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 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.

Protection: Wear appropriate protective 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 powder spill with plastic sheet or tarp to minimize spreading.
  • Contact radiation safety officer.

5. FIREFIGHTING

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.

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

Skin and Eyes: 

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

Inhalation:

  • Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing.
  • Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
  • 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.

7. TRANSPORTATION

UN Number: 2909

Response Guide: 161

Hazard Class: 7

USCG CHRIS Code: RAD

8. 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.

Preparation Information

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Product Safety – Americas Region

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Revision Date: 06/29/2021