yttrium chloride

yttrium chloride

[′i·trē·əm ′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
YCl3·6H2O Reddish, transparent, water- and alcohol-soluble prisms; decomposes at 100°C; used as an analytical reagent.
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Sales of Zevalin during the quarter were affected by a one week unavailability of yttrium supplies, due to a planned semi-annual preventative maintenance shutdown by MDS Nordion, exclusive yttrium chloride supplier for the Zevalin regimen.