Uranyl Nitrate Hexahydrate

Safety Data Sheet

Revision Date 10/07/2021

1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Product identifiers

Product name: Uranyl nitrate hexahydrate

Index-No.: 092-002-00-3

CAS-No.: 13520-83-7

Identified uses: Laboratory chemicals, manufacture of substances.

Supplier

IBI Labs

3495 N. Dixie Hwy. Unit # 8

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Tel: 561-826-0061 Fax: 561-892-8450

Emergency Telephone Numbers

INFOTRAC

USA & Canada contact number: 1-800-535-5053

International contact number: 1-352-323-3500

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture

GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)

Oxidizing solids (Category 2), H272

Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 2), H300

Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 2), H330

Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure (Category 2), H373

Acute aquatic toxicity (Category 2), H401

Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 2), H411

For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

Pictogram

Signal word Danger

Hazard statement(s)

H272 May intensify fire, oxidizer.

H300 + H330 Fatal if swallowed or if inhaled.

H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary statement(s)

P210 Keep away from heat.

P220 Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.

P221 Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.

P260 Do not breathe dust/ fume/gas/mist/vapors spray.

P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.

P270 Do not eat, drink, or smoke when using this product.

P271 Use only outdoors, or in a well-ventilated area.

P273 Avoid release to the environment.

P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P284 Wear respiratory protection.

P301 + P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

P304 + P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

P320 Specific treatment is urgent (see supplemental first aid instructions on this label).

P330 Rinse mouth.

P370 + P378 In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical, or alcohol-resistant foam for extinction.

P391 Collect spillage.

P403 + P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.

P405 Store locked up.

P501 Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant.

Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS: Radioactive.

3. COMPOSITION AND INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substances

Formula: N2O8U · 6H2O

Molecular weight: 502.13 g/mol

CAS-No.: 13520-83-7

EC-No.: 233-266-3

Index-No.: 092-002-00-3

Component Classification Concentration

Bis(nitrato-O)dioxouranium hexahydrate

Ox. Sol. 2; Acute Tox. 2;

STOT RE 2; Aquatic Acute 2;

Aquatic Chronic 2; H272,

H300 + H330, H373, H411-

See section 16 for the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this section.

FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures

General advice:

  • Consult a physician.
  • Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
  • Move out of dangerous area.

If inhaled:

  • If breathed in, move person into fresh air.
  • If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
  • Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact:

  • Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
  • Take victim immediately to hospital.
  • Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact: Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed:

  • Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
  • Rinse mouth with water.
  • Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed: The most important known symptoms, and effects are described in the labelling (see sections 2 and 11).

Indication of any immediate medical attention, and special treatment needed: No data available.

5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media: Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances, and the surrounding environment.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture: Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Uranium oxides.

Advice for firefighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

Further information: Use water spray to cool unopened containers. The product itself does not burn.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment, and emergency procedures:

  • Wear respiratory protection.
  • Avoid dust formation.
  • Avoid breathing vapors, mist, or gas.
  • Ensure adequate ventilation.
  • Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
  • Avoid breathing dust.

For personal protection see section 8.

Environmental precautions:

  • Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
  • Do not let product enter drains.
  • Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:

  • Sweep up and shovel.
  • Contain spillage, and then collect with an electrically protected vacuum cleaner or by brushing, and place in container for disposal according to local regulations (see section 13).
  • Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

For disposal see section 13.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Precautions for safe handling:

  • Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
  • Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.
  • Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
  • Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.
  • Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

For precautions see section 2.2.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:

  • Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
  • Hygroscopic

Specific end uses: No other specific uses are stipulated apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION

Control parameters

Components with workplace control parameters:

Component CAS-No. Value Control parameters basis

Bis(nitrato- O)dioxouranium hexahydrate

13520-83-7 TWA 0.2 mg/m3 USA. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values (TLV).

Remarks: Confirmed human carcinogen.

TWA 0.05 mg/m3 USA.

Occupational Exposure Limits

(OSHA) – Table Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants

TWA 0.05 ppm

USA. OSHA – TABLE Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants – 1910.1000

STEL 0.6 mg/m3 USA. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values

(TLV)

Confirmed human carcinogen.

Exposure controls

Appropriate engineering controls:

  • Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothing.
  • Wash hands before breaks, and immediately after handling the product.

Personal protective equipment

Eye and face protection:

  • Face shield and safety glasses.
  • Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin protection:

  • Handle with gloves.
  • Gloves must be inspected prior to use.
  • Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove’s outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product.
  • Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices.
  • Wash and dry hands.

Full contact

Material: Nitrile rubber.

Minimum layer thickness: 0.11 mm.

Break through time: 480 min.

Material tested: Dermatril® (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M).

Splash contact

Material: Nitrile rubber.

Minimum layer thickness: 0.11 mm.

Break through time: 480 min.

Material tested: Dermatril® (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M).

Data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, phone +49 (0)6659 87300, e-mail sales@kcl.de, test method: EN374

If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374, contact the supplier of the CE approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must be evaluated by an industrial hygienist and safety officer familiar with the specific situation of anticipated use by our customers. It should not be construed as offering an approval for any specific use scenario.

Body Protection: Complete suit protecting against chemicals, the type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.

Respiratory protection:

  • Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face particle respirator type N100 (US) or type P3 (EN 143) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering controls.
  • If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator.
  • Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Control of environmental exposure:

  • Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
  • Do not let product enter drains.
  • Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties:

a) Appearance Form: Crystalline

b) Odor: No data available.

c) Odor Threshold: No data available.

d) pH: No data available.

e) Melting point/freezing point: No data available.

f) Initial boiling point and boiling range: No data available.

g) Flash point: No data available.

h) Evaporation rate: No data available.

i) Flammability (solid, gas): No data available.

j) Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits: No data available.

k) Vapor pressure: No data available.

l) Vapor density: No data available.

m) Relative density: No data available.

n) Water solubility: No data available.

o) Partition coefficient noctanol/water: No data available.

p) Auto-ignition temperature: No data available.

q) Decomposition temperature: No data available.

r) Viscosity: No data available.

s) Explosive properties: No data available.

t) Oxidizing properties: The substance or mixture is classified as oxidizing with the category 2.

Other safety information: No data available.

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity: No data available.

Chemical stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: No data available.

Conditions to avoid: No data available.

Incompatible materials: Strong oxidizing agents.

Hazardous decomposition products

In the event of fire: see section 5

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity: No data available.

Dermal: No data available.

LD50 Intraperitoneal – Rat – 135 mg/kg.

LD50 Subcutaneous – Chicken – 299 mg/kg.

Remarks

Lungs, Thorax, or Respiration: Structural or functional change in trachea or bronchi.

Liver: Other changes.

Kidney, Ureter, Bladder: Other changes.

Skin corrosion/irritation: No data available.

Serious eye damage/eye irritation: No data available.

Respiratory or skin sensitization: No data available.

Germ cell mutagenicity: No data available.

Carcinogenicity

Contains a radioactive isotope which may produce cancer and genetic mutation.

IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible, or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

NTP: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a known or anticipated carcinogen by NTP.

OSHA: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by OSHA.

Reproductive toxicity: No data available.

Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure: No data available.

Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure: May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Aspiration hazard: No data available.

Additional Information

RTECS: YR3850000

To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated. Kidney injury may occur, liver injury may occur, damage to the lungs, blood disorders, symptoms may be delayed.

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity: No data available.

Persistence and degradability: No data available.

Biodegradability Result: – Not readily biodegradable.

Bio-accumulative potential: No data available.

Mobility in soil: No data available.

Results of PBT and vPvB assessment: PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted.

Other adverse effects:

  • An environmental hazard cannot be excluded in the event of unprofessional handling or disposal.
  • Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Product:

Burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber but exert extra care in igniting as this material is highly flammable. Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.

Contaminated packaging: Dispose of as unused product.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

The U.S. Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR Parts 100-185), the International Air Transportation Association (IATA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and International Maritime Organization (IMDG) are all factored into the classification and transport of material.

Proper Shipping Name:

Hazard Class:

UN/ID Number:                                          To be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Special Information:

Packing Group:

Classification of substances with multiple hazards must be determined in accordance with the criteria presented in regulations mentioned above. Due to the various quantities/combinations of materials being shipped at one time, the information above must be determined based on the characteristics of the specific shipment.

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

SARA 302 Components: No chemicals in this material are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA Title III, Section 302.

SARA 313 Components: This material does not contain any chemical components with known CAS numbers that exceed the threshold (DeMinimis) reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313.

SARA 311/312 Hazards: Reactivity Hazard, Acute Health Hazard, Chronic Health Hazard.

Massachusetts Right to Know Components:

Bis(nitrato-O)dioxouranium hexahydrate

CAS-No. 13520-83-7

Revision Date 1994-04-01

Pennsylvania Right to Know Components:

Bis(nitrato-O)dioxouranium hexahydrate

CAS-No. 13520-83-7

Revision Date 1994-04-01

New Jersey Right to Know Components:

Bis(nitrato-O)dioxouranium hexahydrate

CAS-No.13520-83-7

Revision Date 1994-04-01

California Prop. 65 Components: This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or any other reproductive harm.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Full text of H-Statements referred to under sections 2 and 3.

Acute toxicity.

Acute aquatic toxicity.

Chronic aquatic toxicity.

H272 May intensify fire, oxidizer.

H300 Fatal if swallowed.

H300 + H330 Fatal if swallowed or if inhaled.

H330 Fatal if inhaled.

H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

H401 Toxic to aquatic life.

H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

HMIS Rating

Health hazard: 3

Chronic Health Hazard: *

Flammability: 0

Physical Hazard 3

NFPA Rating

Health hazard: 3

Fire Hazard: 0

Reactivity Hazard: 3

Special hazard. I: OX

Further information

Copyright 2014 IBI Labs. License granted to make unlimited paper copies for internal use only.

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

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. IBI Labs will not be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of any kind whatsoever resulting from the use of the information provided in this Safety Data Sheet. IBI Labs expressly includes all warranties, expressed or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

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 10/07/2021

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