Oxygen-18

18O in the form of water for Medical Applications

Oxygen-18 is used to create tailored organochemical compounds labelled with the radio isotope 18F (for example, 2-fluoro-2-deoxy glucose [18FDG]). These are used for Positron Emission Tomography (PET), the latest cancer diagnostic technique.

Our Oxygen-18 products are manufactured in accordance with cGMP regulations and with the requirements of 21 Code of Federal Regulations: PARTS 210 and 211

Specification

Physical Properties:

Material 18O – Oxygen-18 in the form of water
18O Enrichment 18O > 98,0 at%
17O Enrichment 17O < 2 at%
16O Enrichment 16O < 2 at%
Purity > 99,9 wt%
TOC < 1 μg/g
pH 6 – 8
Conductivity < 2 μS/cm
Pyrogen < 0,25 EU/ml
Sterility passed test

Impurities in ppm

Cathions

Al < 0,05
Ca < 0,1
Cu < 0,01
Fe < 0,01
K < 0,1
Mg < 0,05
Na < 1
Si < 1
Zn < 0,05

Anions:

Br < 0,5
Cl < 0,5
F < 0,05
NO2 < 0,1
NO3 < 0,05
PO4 < 0,05
SO4 < 0,1
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