Agent Name

Plutonium tetrafluoride

CAS Number

13709-56-3

Formula

Fl4-Pu

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

Pale brown solid; [ATSDR ToxProfiles]

Comments

See "Plutonium" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

MAK

1 mg/m3, as F, inhalable fraction

Explanatory Notes

Insoluble in water; [ATSDR ToxProfiles]

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