Agent Name

Americium nitrate

CAS Number

25933-53-3

Formula

Am.3H-N-O3

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Americium trinitrate; Nitric acid, americium(3+) salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

Trivalent americium is the most common form in aqueous solution. It is light pink in lower concentrations and yellow in higher concentrations. Ignition of most trivalent compounds yields AmO2. [Merck Index]

Comments

See Americium.

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