Uranyl fluoride

Agent Name
Uranyl fluoride
Alternative Name
Uranium oxyfluoride
CAS Number
13536-84-0
Formula
F2-O2-U
Major Category
Physical/Radiation
Uranyl fluoride formula graphical representation
Synonyms
Difluorodioxouranium; Uranium difluoride dioxide; Uranium fluoride (UO2F2); Uranium fluoride oxide; Uranium fluoride oxide (UO2F2); Uranium oxide fluoride (UO2F2); Uranium oxyfluoride; Uranium, difluorodioxo-; Uranyl fluoride;Uranyl fluoride (UO2F2); Uranyldifluoride; [ChemIDplus]
Category
Radioactive Compounds
Description
Pale yellow solid; [ATSDR ToxProfiles]
Comments
See profile in HSDB; See "Uranium" and linked occupational diseases.
Biomedical References

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 (2.5 mg/m3, as F)
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
Explanatory Notes
Decomposes at 300 degrees C; Soluble in water and ethanol; [ATSDR ToxProfiles]

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