Nitric acid, thorium(4+) salt; Thorium nitrate ((Th(NO3)4)); Thorium tetranitrate; Thorium(4+) nitrate; Thorium(IV), nitrate; UN2976; [ChemIDplus]
White crystalline material; [CAMEO]
Used as a chemical reagent; Used with 1% cerium nitrate to make mantles for lanterns; [Merck Index # 9376]
An alpha emitter with small beta and gamma emission; Toxic if ingested or inhaled; In fire, toxic oxides of nitrogen are produced. "Minimal radiation hazard in transport. No protective shielding for packages is required." [CAMEO] See "Thorium."
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