Radioisotope Sm-153
Half-Life/Daughter 46.284 hours to europium-153
Chemical Form Nitrate or chloride solid
Activity Concentration ≤8.6 Ci/mg, varies by lot
Radionuclidic Purity >99%
Production Route Neutron capture on samarium enriched in samarium-152
Processing Dissolve in HNO₃ or HCl solution, gamma analysis, evaporate prior to shipping
Primary Container Glass screw cap bottle in nonreturnable container
Availability Stock
Unit of Sale Millicuries
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