Agent Name

Lawrencium

CAS Number

22537-19-5

Formula

Lr

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Category

Radionuclides

Sources/Uses

Man-made element with no stable nuclides; [Merck Index] "A radioactive metal, lawrencium is the eleventh transuranic element and is also the final member of the actinide series. Like all elements with atomic number over 100, lawrencium can only be produced in particle accelerators by bombarding lighter elements with charged particles." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Radiation hazard; [Merck Index] See "Radiation, ionizing."

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