MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Product Name: Uranyl Acetate
Catalog Number: 23620
Other Names: Uranium (VI) diacetate oxide
MSDS Updated: 9/16/05
Distributed By: Ladd Research Industries
83 Holly Court
Williston, VT 05495
CAS Number Percent Exposure Limits
Uranyl Acetate 541-09-3 >99% 50µg/m³
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL DATA
Radioactivity: Ladd Uranyl Acetate has a typical radioactivity of 0.37 - 0.51 µCi/g. This mild radioactivity level is not sufficient to be harmful while the material remains external to the body.
Boiling Point: decomposes at 275EC
Specific Gravity: 2.893
Solubility in Water: 7.694 g/100 g H2O
Appearance and Odor: Yellow rhombic crystals, slight acetic odor
FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA
Flash Point: Not available
Extinguishing Media: Dry foam
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Self-contained breathing apparatus recommended
HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Very toxic by ingestion and if inhaled as dust. Toxic by skin contact if skin is cut or abraded. Danger of cumulative effects.
EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID
Eyes: Irrigate thoroughly with water for at least 10 minutes. If discomfort persists, obtain medical attention.
Lungs: Remove from exposure. Rest and keep warm. In severe cases, obtain medical attention.
Skin: Wash skin thoroughly with water. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before re-use. In severe cases, obtain medical attention.
Reaction with Water: None
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Avoid Contact with: Oxidizers
SPILL, DISPOSAL AND STORAGE INFORMATION
In Case of Spill: Wear appropriate protective clothing. Mix with sand, transfer carefully to container and arrange removal by disposal company. Wash site of spillage thoroughly with water and detergent.
Disposal: Dispose of through local authorities if appropriate facilities are available, otherwise, pass to a chemical disposal company.
Storage: Keep material in sealed containers away from normal working areas. Do not eat, drink or smoke while using.
PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND CONTROL MEASURES
Ventilation: Chemical fume hood
Gloves: Rubber or plastic
Eye Protection: Goggles or face shield
Other Measures: Plastic apron, sleeves, boots-if handling large quantities
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