Agent Name

Barium uranium oxide

CAS Number

10380-31-1

Formula

Ba.O7-U2

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Barium uranate(VI); Barium diuranate; Uranium barium oxide; [Merck Index]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

Orange or yellow solid; Practically insoluble in water; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used for painting on porcelain; [Merck Index]

Comments

See "Uranium" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Uranium in urine = 200 ug/L at end of shift; [ACGIH]

TLV (ACGIH)

0.2 mg/m3, as U

STEL (ACGIH)

0.6 mg/m3, as U

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3, as U (sol. compds), 0.25 mg/m3, as U (insol. compds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3, as U

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