Agent Name

Uranium nitrate

CAS Number

15905-86-9

Formula

H-N-O3.x-U

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Nitric acid, uranium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Comments

See "NITRATES and NITRITES." 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

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
Nephrotoxin

Yes

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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