Difference between revisions of "Uranium oxide, depleted"

From CAMEO
Jump to: navigation, search
(Authority)
m (Text replace - "== Authority (list of all sources checked for information on this subject)==" to "== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==")
Line 20: Line 20:
 
Highly toxic by ingestion and inhalation.  Human carcinogen.
 
Highly toxic by ingestion and inhalation.  Human carcinogen.
  
== Authority (list of all sources checked for information on this subject)==
+
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
  
 
* Richard S. Lewis, ''Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
 
* Richard S. Lewis, ''Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993

Revision as of 11:47, 29 April 2016

Description

Although expensive, the depleted uranium oxide is sometimes used as a pigment in glazes. It produces red and orange colors at about 940 C while slightly higher temperatures give a soft yellow color (Kawai's yellow). It can turn gray or black at temperatures above 1260 C.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Kawai yellow

Composition U3O8
Density 7.3

Hazards and Safety

Highly toxic by ingestion and inhalation. Human carcinogen.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Robert Fournier, Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Pottery, Chilton Book Company, Radnor, PA, 1992

Retrieved from "http://cameo.mfa.org/index.php?title=Uranium_oxide,_depleted&oldid=47328"