Agent Name

Sodium diuranate

CAS Number

13721-34-1

Formula

2Na.O7-U2

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Uranium yellow; Uranium oxide yellow; Sodium diuranate; Sodium uranate (VI); [Merck Index] Sodium uranium oxide (Na2U2O7); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Sources/Uses

Used to make yellow-green fluorescent glass; Used in ceramic paint and enamel; [Merck Index #8699]

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), 0.25 mg/m3, as U (insol)

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3, as U

Explanatory Notes

Insoluble in water; [Merck Index]

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