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14568 Lutetium(III) nitrate hydrate, 99.9% (REO)

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
14568-03 1g 44.50
14568-06 5g 147.00
14568-14 25g 535.00
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Lutetium(III) nitrate hydrate, 99.9% (REO)


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Crystalline Aggregates
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in strong mineral acids.


Lutetium(III) nitrate hydrate is used in ceramics, glass, phosphors and in lasers. It finds application as a catalyst in petroleum cracking and to prepare laser crystal. Further, it is used in hydrogenation, alkylation and polymerization reactions.


Hygroscopic. Incompatible with reducing agents, strong bases, organic materials and powdered metals.

Literature References

Ortner, T. S.; Wurst, K.; Hejny, C.; Huppertz, H. Hydrothermal Synthesis and Characterization of the Lutetium Borate-nitrate Lu2B2O5(NO3)2· 2H2O. J. Solid State Chem. 2015, 233, 329-334.

Becerro, A. I.; Gonzalez-Mancebo, D.; Ocaña, M. Uniform, luminescent Eu: LuF3 nanoparticles. J. Nanopart. Res. 2015, 17 (1), 1-10.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H272-H315-H319-H335

May intensify fire; oxidizer. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P220-P221-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P362-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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