Radioisotope W-188
Half-Life/Daughter 69.78 days to rhenium-188
Chemical Form W-188 as tungstic acid absorbed in alumina in glass column; Re-188 eluted as sodium perrhenate with saline solution
Radionuclidic Purity 75-85% Re-188
Production Route Double neutron capture on enriched tungsten-186 metal targets
Processing Target dissolved in excess sodium hydroxide and hydrogen peroxide
Primary Container Generator is housed in a one inch lead pig with inlet/outlet holes
Availability Special order; 10-12 weeks advanced notice requested
Unit of Sale 10 millicuries–3 curies
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