Agent Name

Uranyl fluoride

Alternative Name

Uranium oxyfluoride

CAS Number

13536-84-0

Formula

F2-O2-U

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Difluorodioxouranium; Uranium difluoride dioxide; Uranium fluoride (UO2F2); Uranium fluoride oxide; Uranium fluoride oxide (UO2F2); Uranium oxide fluoride (UO2F2); Uranium oxyfluoride; Uranium, difluorodioxo-; Uranyl fluoride;Uranyl fluoride (UO2F2); Uranyldifluoride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

Pale yellow solid; [ATSDR ToxProfiles]

Comments

See profile in HSDB; See "Uranium" 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.) Uranium in urine = 200 ug/L at end of shift;

TLV (ACGIH)

0.2 mg/m3, as U (2.5 mg/m3, as F)

STEL (ACGIH)

0.6 mg/m3, as U

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3, as U (sol), 0.25 mg/m3, as U (insol) [2.5 mg/m3, as F]

MAK

1 mg/m3, as F, inhalable fraction

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3, as U

Explanatory Notes

Decomposes at 300 degrees C; Soluble in water and ethanol; [ATSDR ToxProfiles]

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