URANYL NITRATE

UN Number: 2981

Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 2981

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Solid
Density (kg/m3)
2807 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 502.13
Melting Point (°C) 59
Radioactivity (mrems/hr) 5.3

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour light yellow

Transportation data

State solid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Pressure (Pa) ambient

Reactivity data

Water Yes
Acid(s) No
Base(s) No
Metal(s) and alloys Yes
Oxidizing agents No
Reducing agents Yes
Combustibles No
Organic substance No

GESAMP Hazard profile

Human toxicity threshold

IDHL 2 (as U)
TLV-TWA 0.02 (U)
TEEL-1 (mg/m3) 0.993
TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 0.993
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 16.6

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

No incident reports available

Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: a2451dcb74584df6bde72c457229dbc3

See the guide or download the emergency response guidebook

At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

Emergency schedule: 7-05

RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS, THORIUM NITRADE, SOLID or URANYL NITRATE, SOLID.

UN No. 2976
UN No. 2981

Emergency procedures

Spillage on deck

Collect spillage for safe disposal. Wash remainder overboard with copious quantities of water. Do not use sawdust or other combustible materials as absorbents. Contaminated clothing must be removed and washed carefully with copious quantities of water.

Spillage under deck

Collect spillage for safe disposal. Do not use sawdust or other combustible materials as absorbents. Contaiminated clothing must be removed and washed carefully with copious quantities of water.

Fire on deck

Use copious quantities of water to fight a fire. If possible remove receptacles likely to be involved or keep them cool with copious quantities of water.

Fire under deck

Ship's fixed fire-fighting installation may not be effective. Adopt action as for "On deck".

Special equipment to be carried

Protective clothing (gloves, boots, coveralls, headgear).
Self-contained breathing apparatus.

Decision trees

Decision trees

No decision trees available

No additional data

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