Agent Name

Bismuth germanium oxide

CAS Number

12233-56-6

Formula

Bi4-Ge3-O12

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tetrabismuth triacontagermanium dodecaoxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in positron emission tomography; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Germanium." See "Bismuth."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

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