Agent Name

Uranium pentafluoride

CAS Number

13775-07-0

Formula

F5-U

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Uranium fluoride (UF5); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Comments

See "Uranium" and the linked occupational disease.

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

Adverse Effects
Nephrotoxin

Yes

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