Agent Name

Uranium peroxide

CAS Number

12036-71-4

Formula

O4-U

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Uranium oxide (UO4); Uranium oxide peroxide (UO2(O2)); Urate (UO4); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

Pale yellow solid: [ATSDR ToxProfiles]

Sources/Uses

Used in "purification technology"; [HSDB]

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

mp = decomposes; Soluble in water (decomposes); [ATSDR ToxProfiles]

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