Uranyl nitrate hexahydrate
- Uranium nitrate
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Decomposition point, °C
2.81 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry location. Keep container tightly closed.
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.
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
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.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Avoid contact with reducing agents and combustible materials.
Use water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropirate foam to fight fire. Wear a SCBA and protective clothing.
Oxidizing agent. Contact with combustible materials may cause fire.
TLV (as U (soluble and insoluble compounds): ppm; 0.2 mg/m3 (as TWA); 0.6 mg/m3 (STEL) (ACGIH 1994-1995).
Very toxic if swallowed.
Risk of serious damage to eyes with possible irreversible effects.
Wash mouth with water, provided that the person is conscious. Get medical ade.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid. DO NOT use mouth-to-mouth respiration.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
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