Uranyl Acetate

CAS 541-09-3
Linear Formula: UO2(C2H3O2)2.2H2O
MDL Number: MFCD00150376
EC No.: 208-767-5

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Compound Formula UO2(C2H3O2)2.2H2O
Molecular Weight 424.15
Appearance solid
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Monoisotopic Mass 390.083
Exact Mass 390.083

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H300-H330-H373-H411
Hazard Codes T+,R,N
Risk Codes 26/28-33-51/53
Safety Statements 20/21-45-61
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 2910 7
WGK Germany N/A


Acetate Formula StructureUranyl Acetate is a moderately water soluble crystalline Uranium source that decomposes to Uranium oxide on heating. It is generally immediately available in most volumes. All metallic acetates are inorganic salts containing a metal cation and the acetate anion, a univalent (-1 charge) polyatomic ion composed of two carbon atoms ionically bound to three hydrogen and two oxygen atoms (Symbol: CH3COO) for a total formula weight of 59.05. Acetates are excellent precursors for production of ultra high purity compounds, catalysts, and nanoscale materials. We also produce Uranium Acetate 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 Acetate, Diacetatodioxouranium, Bis(acetato)dioxouranium, Uranyl diacetate, Uranaffin reactant, Bis(acetato-O)dioxouranium, Uranium oxyacetate, Uranyl(2+) acetate, Uranium diacetate dioxide

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula UO2(C2H3O2)2.2H2O
CAS 541-09-3
Pubchem CID 10915
MDL Number MFCD00150376
EC No. 208-767-5
Beilstein Registry No. 3940695
IUPAC Name Acetic Acid; Dioxouranium
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/2C2H4O2.2O.U/c2*1-2(3)4;;;/h2*1H3,(H,3,4);;;

Packaging Specifications

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 Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Products & Element Information


See more Uranium products. Uranium (atomic symbol: U, atomic number: 92) 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 138.5.pm and its Van der Waals radius is 186.pm. 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.

Recent Research

Microwave-induced synthesis of pyrophosphate Zr1-xTixP2O7 and TiP2O7 with enhanced sorption capacity for uranium (VI)., Wang, Rui, Ye Junwei, Rauf Abdul, Wu Xiaomeng, Liu Hongxue, Ning Guiling, and Jiang Heng , J Hazard Mater, 2016 Sep 5, Volume 315, p.76-85, (2016)

Trace elements and Pb isotopes in soils and sediments impacted by uranium mining., Cuvier, A, Pourcelot L, Probst A, Prunier J, and Le Roux G , Sci Total Environ, 2016 Oct 1, Volume 566-567, p.238-49, (2016)

Miniaturizing and automation of free acidity measurements for uranium (VI)-HNO3 solutions: Development of a new sequential injection analysis for a sustainable radio-analytical chemistry., Néri-Quiroz, José, Canto Fabrice, Guillerme Laurent, Couston Laurent, Magnaldo Alastair, and Dugas Vincent , Talanta, 2016 Oct 1, Volume 159, p.330-5, (2016)

Environmental modeling of uranium interstitial compositions of non-stoichiometric oxides: experimental and theoretical analysis., Ivanova, Bojidarka, and Spiteller Michael , Environ Geochem Health, 2016 Oct, Volume 38, Issue 5, p.1051-66, (2016)

Depleted and enriched uranium exposure quantified in former factory workers and local residents of NL Industries, Colonie, NY USA., Arnason, John G., Pellegri Christine N., Moore June L., Lewis-Michl Elizabeth L., and Parsons Patrick J. , Environ Res, 2016 Oct, Volume 150, p.629-38, (2016)

Combined use of flow cytometry and microscopy to study the interactions between the gram-negative betaproteobacterium Acidovorax facilis and uranium(VI)., Gerber, U, Zirnstein I, Krawczyk-Bärsch E, Lünsdorf H, Arnold T, and Merroun M L. , J Hazard Mater, 2016 Nov 5, Volume 317, p.127-34, (2016)

Design and synthesis of target-responsive hydrogel for portable visual quantitative detection of uranium with a microfluidic distance-based readout device., Huang, Yishun, Fang Luting, Zhu Zhi, Ma Yanli, Zhou Leiji, Chen Xi, Xu Dunming, and Yang Chaoyong , Biosens Bioelectron, 2016 Nov 15, Volume 85, p.496-502, (2016)

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