Agent Name

Ammonium uranium fluoride

CAS Number

18433-40-4

Formula

F5-O2-U.3H4-N

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Ammonium uranyl pentafluoride; Triammonium pentafluorodioxouranate; Triammonium pentafluorodioxouranate(3-); Triammonium uranyl pentafluoride; Uranate(3-), pentafluorodioxo-, ammonium (1:3), (Pb-7-22-11111)-; [ChemIDplus] (PB-7-22-11111)-Pentafluorodioxouranate(3-) ammonium (1:3); Ammonium dioxopentafluorouranate(VI); Uranium ammonium fluoride; Uranyl ammonium fluoride; [Merck Index]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

Greenish-yellow solid; Soluble in water; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Has been used in x-ray applications; [Merck Index]

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 (2.5 mg/m3, as F)

STEL (ACGIH)

0.6 mg/m3, as U

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3, as U (sol. compds)[2.5 mg/m3, as F]

MAK

1 mg/m3, as F, inhalable fraction

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3, as U

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