Agent Name

Uraninite

CAS Number

1317-99-3

Formula

O2-U(0.75-1)

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Nasturan; Pitchblende; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

Black mineral; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intravenous LDLo (mouse) = 8 mg/kg; [RTECS] See "Uranium" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
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

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