Agent Name

Potassium uranate(VI)

CAS Number

7790-63-8

Formula

K.1/2O7-U2

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Dipotassium heptaoxodiuranate, of uranium depleted in uranium-235; [ChemIDplus] Potassium uranium oxide; Potassium diuranate; Uranium oxide orange; [Merck Index]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

Orange solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used for painting porcelain; [Merck Index]

Comments

See "Uranium" and the linked occupational disease.

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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