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Uranyl Nitrate

CAS 12033-83-9

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
U2N3 12033-83-9 N/A N/A N/A N/A Dioxouranium; nitric acid N/A [N+](=O)([O-])O[U-2](=O)(=O)O[N+](=O)[O-] InChI=1S/2NO3.2O.U/c2*2-1(3)4;;;/q2*-1;;; QWDZADMNIUIMTC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
U2(NO3)2 518.078 Dark Grey g/cm3 396.032 g/mol 394.017334 Da N/A Safety Data Sheet

Nitrate IonUranyl Nitrate is a highly water soluble crystalline Uranium source for uses compatible with nitrates and lower (acidic) pH. All metallic nitrates are inorganic salts of a given metal cation and the nitrate anion. The nitrate anion is a univalent (-1 charge) polyatomic ion composed of a single nitrogen atom ionically bound to three oxygen atoms (Formula: NO3) for a total formula weight of 62.05. Nitrate compounds are generally soluble in water. Nitrate materials are also oxidizing agents. When mixed with hydrocarbons, nitrate compounds can form a flammable mixture. Nitrates are excellent precursors for production of ultra high purity compounds and certain catalyst and nanoscale (nanoparticles and nanopowders) materials. Uranium Nitrate is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. We also produce Uranium Nitrate Solution. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Uranium (U) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbol Uranium is a Block F, Group 3, Period 7 element. The number of electrons in each of Uranium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 32, 21, 9, 2 and its electronic configuration is [Rn] 5f3 6d1 7s2. In its elemental form uranium's CAS number is 7440-61-1. The uranium atom has a radius of and its Van der Waals radius is Uranium is harmful both through its radioactivity and chemical toxicity. Uranium in its depleted and unenriched forms has numerous commercial applications due to its great density and its bright yellow-green color in glass and ceramics. Uranium Bohr ModelIts great density has found military applications in armor piercing armaments and in protective shielding. It is added to ceramic frits, glazes and to color bars for glass production because of its bright yellow shade. Uranyl Nitrate and Uranyl Acetate are used in medical and analytical laboratories. Uranium was discovered by Martin Heinrich Klaproth. The name Uranium originates from the planet Uranus. Uranium occurs naturally in soil, rock and water and is commercially extracted from uranium-bearing minerals. For more information on uranium, including properties, satefy data, research, and American Elements' catalog of uranium products, visit the Uranium element page.


Dioxouranium; nitric acid, Uranyl dinitrate, Dinitratodioxouranium, uranium nitrate

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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Recent Research & Development for Uranium

  • Identifying uranium particles using fission tracks and micro-sampling individual particles for analysis using thermal ionization mass spectrometry. Fumitaka Esaka, Daisuke Suzuki, and Masaaki Magara. Anal. Chem.: February 13, 2015
  • Spectroscopic Evidence of Uranium Immobilization in Acidic Wetlands by Natural Organic Matter and Plant Roots. Dien Li, Daniel I. Kaplan, Hyun-Shik Chang, John C. Seaman, Peter R. Jaffé, Paul Koster van Groos, Kirk G. Scheckel, Carlo U. Segre, Ning Chen, De-Tong Jiang, Matthew Newville, and Antonio Lanzirotti. Environ. Sci. Technol.: January 29, 2015
  • New Insight of Coordination and Extraction of Uranium(VI) with N-Donating Ligands in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: N,N?-Diethyl-N,N?-ditolyldipicolinamide as a Case Study. Li-Yong Yuan, Man Sun, Lei Mei, Lin Wang, Li-Rong Zheng, Zeng-Qiang Gao, Jing Zhang, Yu-Liang Zhao, Zhi-Fang Chai, and Wei-Qun Shi. Inorg. Chem.: January 28, 2015
  • Terminal U?E (E = N, P, As, Sb, and Bi) Bonds in Uranium Complexes: A Theoretical Perspective. Qun-Yan Wu, Jian-Hui Lan, Cong-Zhi Wang, Yu-Liang Zhao, Zhi-Fang Chai, and Wei-Qun Shi. J. Phys. Chem. A: January 13, 2015
  • Uranium(VI) Binding Forms in Selected Human Body Fluids: Thermodynamic Calculations versus Spectroscopic Measurements. Alfatih A. A. Osman, Gerhard Geipel, Astrid Barkleit, and Gert Bernhard. Chem. Res. Toxicol.: January 6, 2015
  • A Novel Method for Molybdenum-99/Technetium-99m Recovery via Anodic Carbonate Dissolution of Irradiated Low-Enriched Uranium Metal Foil. M. Alex Brown, Artem V. Gelis, Jeffrey A. Fortner, James L. Jerden, Stan Wiedmeyer, and George F. Vandegrift. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: December 16, 2014
  • Surface Reduction of Neptunium Dioxide and Uranium Mixed oxides with Plutonium and Thorium by Photocatalytic Reaction with Ice. Pelin Cakir, Rachel Eloirdi, Frank Huber, Rudy J. M. Konings, and Thomas Gouder. J. Phys. Chem. C: December 8, 2014
  • Hybrid Uranium–Transition-Metal Oxide Cage Clusters. Jie Ling, Franklin Hobbs, Steven Prendergast, Pius O. Adelani, Jean-Marie Babo, Jie Qiu, Zhehui Weng, and Peter C. Burns. Inorg. Chem.: December 1, 2014
  • A Series of Uranium (IV, V, VI) Tritylimido Complexes, Their Molecular and Electronic Structures and Reactivity with CO2. Anna-Corina Schmidt, Frank W. Heinemann, Laurent Maron, and Karsten Meyer. Inorg. Chem.: November 26, 2014
  • Estimating the Absorption of Soil-Derived Uranium in Humans. Stephan C. Träber, Vera Höllriegl, W. B. Li, Uta Czeslik, Werner Rühm, Uwe Oeh, and Bernhard Michalke. Environ. Sci. Technol.: November 22, 2014

Recent Research & Development for Nitrates

  • Surface-Enhanced Nitrate Photolysis on Ice. Guillaume Marcotte, Patrick Marchand, Stéphanie Pronovost, Patrick Ayotte, Carine Laffon, and Philippe Parent. J. Phys. Chem. A: February 11, 2015
  • Enhancement of Nitrite and Nitrate Electrocatalytic Reduction through the Employment of Self-Assembled Layers of Nickel- and Copper-Substituted Crown-Type Heteropolyanions. Shahzad Imar, Chiara Maccato, Calum Dickinson, Fathima Laffir, Mikhail Vagin, and Timothy McCormac. Langmuir: February 2, 2015
  • Facultative Nitrate Reduction by Electrode-Respiring Geobacter Metallireducens Biofilms as a Competitive Reaction to Electrode Reduction in a Bioelectrochemical System. Hiroyuki Kashima and John M. Regan. Environ. Sci. Technol.: January 27, 2015
  • Reactions of Rare Earth Hydrated Nitrates and oxides with Formamide: Relevant to Recycling Rare Earth Metals. Pradeep Samarasekere, Xiqu Wang, Watchareeya Kaveevivitchai, and Allan J. Jacobson. Crystal Growth & Design: January 20, 2015
  • Thermodynamic Modeling of Apparent Molal Volumes of Metal Nitrate Salts with Pitzer Model. Mouad Arrad, Mohammed Kaddami, Hannu Sippola, and Pekka Taskinen. J. Chem. Eng. Data: January 16, 2015
  • Fast Diffusion Reaction in the Composition and Morphology of Coprecipitated Carbonates and Nitrates of Copper(II), Magnesium(II), and Zinc(II). J. Michael Davidson, Khellil Sefiane, and Tiffany Wood. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: January 14, 2015
  • Novel Approach for the Preparation of Hydroxylammonium Nitrate from the Acid-Catalyzed Hydrolysis of Cyclohexanone Oxime. Fangfang Zhao, Kuiyi You, Ruige Li, Shan Tan, Pingle Liu, Jian Wu, Qiuhong Ai, and He’an Luo. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: January 6, 2015
  • Comparative Lipidomic Profiling of Two Dunaliella tertiolecta Strains with Different Growth Temperatures under Nitrate-Deficient Conditions. So-Hyun Kim, Hye Min Ahn, Sa Rang Lim, Seong-Joo Hong, Byung-Kwan Cho, Hookeun Lee, Choul-Gyun Lee, and Hyung-Kyoon Choi. J. Agric. Food Chem.: December 30, 2014
  • Independence of Nitrate and Nitrite Inhibition of Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough and Use of Nitrite as a Substrate for Growth. Hannah L. Korte, Avneesh Saini, Valentine V. Trotter, Gareth P. Butland, Adam P. Arkin, and Judy D. Wall. Environ. Sci. Technol.: December 22, 2014
  • Nitrate Concentration near the Surface of Frozen Aqueous Solutions. Harley A. Marrocco and Rebecca R. H. Michelsen. J. Phys. Chem. B: December 15, 2014