Agent Name

Ammonium uranium carbonate

CAS Number

18077-77-5

Formula

C3-O11-U.4H4-N

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Tetraammonium uranyl tricarbonate, of uranium depleted in uranium-235; [ChemIDplus] (HB-8-22-111'1'1''1'')-Tris[carbonato(2-)-kappaO,kappaO']dioxouranate(4-) ammonium (1:4); Ammonium dioxotricarbonatouranate(VI); Uranium ammonium carbonate; Uranyl ammonium carbonate; [Merck Index]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

Yellow solid; Soluble in water; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used in uranium yellow glazes; [Merck Index]

Comments

Decomposed by air; [Merck Index] 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. compds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3, as U

Adverse Effects
Nephrotoxin

Yes

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