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10229 Lutetium foil, 0.5mm (0.02in) thick, 99.9% (REO)

CAS Number

Lutetium foil, 0.5mm (0.02in) thick, 99.9% (REO)


Chemical Properties

≈3.1g/25x25mm, Packaged in mylar under argon
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Insoluble in water.


Lutetium is used as an additive for special steel, non-ferric alloy, hydrogen storage alloy, also reducer for making other rare Earth metal. Pipe materials of reactor system. Used in Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) processes, including thermal and electron-beam (e-beam) evaporation, for the preparation of thin films.


Store in cool, dry conditions, in well sealed container.

Literature References

G.C.S. Collins; D.J. Schiffrin. The electrochromic properties of lutetium and other phthalocyanines. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry and Interfacial Electrochemistry. 1982, 139 (2), 335-369.

Ephraim Eliav; Uzi Kaldor and Yasuyuki Ishikawa. Transition energies of ytterbium, lutetium, and lawrencium by the relativistic coupled-cluster method. Phys. Rev. 1995, 51, (1) 291.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H228

Flammable solid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P240-P241-P280-P370+P378q

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam

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