Uranium oxide (UO2); [ChemIDplus] Uranous oxide; Black uranium oxide; [Merck Index] Uranium (IV) oxide; [Sax] Brown oxide; [ATSDR ToxProfiles]
Brown to black powder; [Merck Index]
Occurs naturally in uraninite and pitchblende; Used in nuclear fuel; [Merck Index]
See "Uranium" and linked occupational diseases.
Uranium in urine = 200 ug/L at end of shift; [ACGIH]
0.2 mg/m3, as U
0.6 mg/m3, as U
0.05 mg/m3, as U (sol), 0.25 mg/m3, as U (insol)
10 mg/m3, as U
mp = 2865 degrees C; [Merck Index] Insoluble in water; Soluble in HNO3; [ATSDR ToxProfiles]
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