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Substance Name: Technetium, elemental
RN: 7440-26-8
InChIKey: GKLVYJBZJHMRIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • The first artificially produced element and a radioactive fission product of URANIUM. Technetium has the atomic symbol Tc, and atomic number 43. All technetium isotopes are radioactive. Technetium 99m (m=metastable) which is the decay product of Molybdenum 99, has a half-life of about 6 hours and is used diagnostically as a radioactive imaging agent. Technetium 99 which is a decay product of technetium 99m, has a half-life of 210,000 years.

Molecular Formula

  • Tc

Molecular Weight

  • 98.906
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Technetium
  • Technetium, elemental

MeSH Heading

  • Technetium

Synonyms

  • EINECS 231-136-0
  • HSDB 7542
  • Technetium

Systematic Name

  • Technetium

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7440-26-8

System Generated Number

  • 0007440268

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Tc

InChIKey

GKLVYJBZJHMRIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Tc]