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Uranyl Nitrate

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Uranyl Nitrate Properties

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Exact Mass

396.032 g/mol

Monoisotopic Mass

394.017334 Da



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About Uranyl Nitrate

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.

Uranyl Nitrate Synonyms

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

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Dioxouranium; nitric acid



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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 Elements

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

Large decadal-scale changes in uranium and bicarbonate in groundwater of the irrigated western U.S., Burow, Karen R., Belitz Kenneth, Dubrovsky Neil M., and Jurgens Bryant C. , Sci Total Environ, 2017 May 15, Volume 586, p.87-95, (2017)

Ultraviolet-B radiation mobilizes uranium from uranium-dissolved organic carbon complexes in aquatic systems, demonstrated by asymmetrical flow field-flow fractionation., Nehete, Sachin Vilas, Christensen Terje, Salbu Brit, and Teien Hans-Christian , J Chromatogr A, 2017 May 05, Volume 1496, p.105-114, (2017)

The extraction of uranium using graphene aerogel loading organic solution., Chen, Mumei, Li Zheng, Li Jihao, Li Jingye, Li Qingnuan, and Zhang Lan , Talanta, 2017 May 01, Volume 166, p.284-291, (2017)

Release behavior of uranium in uranium mill tailings under environmental conditions., Liu, Bo, Peng Tongjiang, Sun Hongjuan, and Yue Huanjuan , J Environ Radioact, 2017 May, Volume 171, p.160-168, (2017)

Biosorption and biomineralization of uranium(VI) by Saccharomyces cerevisiae-Crystal formation of chernikovite., Zheng, Xin-Yan, Wang Xiao-Yu, Shen Yang-Hao, Lu Xia, and Wang Tie-Shan , Chemosphere, 2017 May, Volume 175, p.161-169, (2017)

Empirical calibration of uranium releases in the terrestrial environment of nuclear fuel cycle facilities., Pourcelot, Laurent, Masson Olivier, Saey Lionel, Conil Sébastien, Boulet Béatrice, and Cariou Nicolas , J Environ Radioact, 2017 May, Volume 171, p.74-82, (2017)

Resistance, bioaccumulation and solid phase extraction of uranium (VI) by Bacillus vallismortis and its UV-vis spectrophotometric determination., Ozdemir, Sadin, M Oduncu Kadir, Kilinc Ersin, and Soylak Mustafa , J Environ Radioact, 2017 May, Volume 171, p.217-225, (2017)

Uranium remediation using modified Vigna radiata waste biomass., Naeem, Hafiza, Bhatti Haq Nawaz, Sadaf Sana, and Iqbal Munawar , Appl Radiat Isot, 2017 May, Volume 123, p.94-101, (2017)

Speciation of uranium-mandelic acid complexes using electrospray ionization mass spectrometry and density functional theory., Kumar, Pranaw, Jaison P G., Telmore V M., Sadhu Biswajit, and Sundararajan Mahesh , Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom, 2017 Mar 30, Volume 31, Issue 6, p.561-571, (2017)


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