Agent Name

Uranium telluride

CAS Number

12138-37-3

Formula

Te2-U

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Uranium ditelluride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Comments

See "Tellurium." See "Uranium" and the linked occupational disease.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Uranium in urine = 200 ug/L at end of shift; [ACGIH]

TLV (ACGIH)

0.2 mg/m3, as U (0.1 mg/m3, as Te)

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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