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Substance Name: Americium
RN: 7440-35-9
UNII: VW92PHU2UY
InChIKey: LXQXZNRPTYVCNG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A completely man-made radioactive actinide with atomic symbol Am, and atomic number 95. Its valence can range from +3 to +6. Because of its nonmagnetic ground state, it is an excellent superconductor. It is also used in bone mineral analysis and as a radiation source for radiotherapy.

Molecular Formula

  • Am

Molecular Weight

  • 241.06
 

Classification Code

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 178
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Americium

MeSH Heading

  • Americium

Synonyms

  • Americium
  • EINECS 231-144-4
  • UNII-VW92PHU2UY

Systematic Name

  • Americium

Superlist Name

  • Americium

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7440-35-9

FDA UNII

  • VW92PHU2UY

System Generated Number

  • 0007440359

Structure Descriptors

InChI

InChI=1S/Am

InChIKey

LXQXZNRPTYVCNG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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[Am]