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Yttrium Acetylacetonate

CAS 15554-47-9

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Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
Y(CH3COCHCOCH3)3 • xH2O 15554-47-9 16212867 MFCD00216639 N/A (Z)-4-hydro
N/A O.O=C(C)\C=

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
C15H23O7Y 386.24 White-Yellow g/cm3 404.049 g/mol 404.049987792969 Da N/A Safety Data Sheet

Acetylaceton Formula Diagram (C5H8O2)Yttrium Acetylacetonate is a Yttrium source that is soluble in organic solvents as an organometallic compound (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic Acetylacetonate Packaging, Lab Quantitycompounds). The high purity acetylacetonate anion complexes by bonding each oxygen atom to the metallic cation to form a chelate ring; because of this property, acetylacetonates are commonly used in various catalysts and catalytic reagents for organic synthesis, including the fabrication of various shapes of carbon nanostructures (as demonstrated by a 2013 experiment by researchers at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden) via the use of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and laser evaporation techniques. Yttrium Acetylacetonate is one of numerous organo-metallic compounds (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic compounds) sold by American Elements under the tradename AE Organo-Metallics™. The numerous commercial applications for Yttrium include ceramics for crucibles for molten reactive metals, in florescent lighting phosphors, computer displays and automotive fuel consumption sensors. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Yttrium Bohr ModelYttrium (Y) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolYttrium (atomic symbol: Y, atomic number: 39) is a Block D, Group 3, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 88.90585. The number of electrons in each of yttrium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 9, 2] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d1 5s2. The yttrium atom has a radius of 180 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 219 pm. Yttrium was discovered by Johann Gadolin in 1794 and first isolated by Carl Gustav Mosander in 1840. Elemental Yttrium In its elemental form, Yttrium has a silvery white metallic appearance. Yttrium has the highest thermodynamic affinity for oxygen of any element. Yttrium is not found in nature as a free element and is almost always found combined with the lanthanides in rare earth minerals. While not part of the rare earth series, it resembles the heavy rare earths which are sometimes referred to as the "yttrics" for this reason. Another unique characteristic derives from its ability to form crystals with useful properties. The name yttrium originated from a Swedish village near Vaxholm called Yttbery where it was discovered. For more information on yttrium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of yttrium products, visit the Yttrium element page.

The high purity acetylacetonate anion complexes by bonding each oxygen atom to the metallic cation to form a chelate ring; because of this property, acetylacetonates are commonly used in various catalysts and catalytic reagents for organic synthesis, including the fabrication of various shapes of carbon nanostructures (as demonstrated by a 2013 experiment by researchers at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden) via the use of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and laser evaporation techniques.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335-H361
Hazard Codes Xn
Risk Codes 36/37/38-63
Safety Precautions 26-36
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)
Exclamation Mark-Acute Toxicity Health Hazard      

Y(acac)3 hydrate, Yttrium(III) acetylacetonate hydrate, Tris[(3Z)-4-(hydroxy-kappaO)-3-penten-2-onato]yttrium hydrate (1:1)

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Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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Recent Research & Development for Yttrium

  • New reversed phase-high performance liquid chromatographic method for selective separation of yttrium from all rare earth elements employing nitrilotriacetate complexes in anion exchange mode. Dybczy?ski RS, Kulisa K, Pyszynska M, Bojanowska-Czajka A. J Chromatogr A. 2015 Mar 20
  • Radioembolization using yttrium-90 microspheres as bridging and downstaging treatment for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma before liver transplantation: initial single-center experience. Abdelfattah MR, Al-Sebayel M, Broering D, Alsuhaibani H. Transplant Proc. 2015 Mar
  • Metallacyclic yttrium alkyl and hydrido complexes: synthesis, structures and catalytic activity in intermolecular olefin hydrophosphination and hydroamination. Kissel AA, Mahrova TV, Lyubov DM, Cherkasov AV, Fukin GK, Trifonov AA, Del Rosal I, Maron L. Dalton Trans. 2015 Feb 24.
  • Direct observation of the dealloying process of a platinum-yttrium nanoparticle fuel cell cathode and its oxygenated species during the oxygen reduction reaction. Malacrida P, Sanchez Casalongue HG, Masini F, Kaya S, Hernández-Fernández P, Deiana D, Ogasawara H, Stephens IE, Nilsson A, Chorkendorff I. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Mar 16.
  • RETRACTED ARTICLE: A Case Series of Four Patients With Clinically Significant Radiomicrosphere Pneumonitis After Yttrium-90 Radioembolization from the Perspective of Lung Dosimetry. Kao YH, Magsombol BM, Takano A, Wijaya L, Tay KH, Chow PK, Goh AS, Ng DC. Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2015 Mar
  • A prospective, randomized comparison of a 1940 nm and a 2013 nm thulium: yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser device for Thulium VapoEnucleation of the prostate (ThuVEP): First results. Tiburtius C, Gross AJ, Netsch C. Indian J Urol. 2015 Jan-Mar
  • Consolidation of first remission using radioimmunotherapy with yttrium-90-ibritumomab-tiuxetan in adult patients with Burkitt lymphoma. Koechli V, Klaeser B, Banz Y, Mueller BU, Pabst T. Leuk Res. 2015 Mar
  • Correction: Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Yttrium-90 PET/CT Imaging. The PLOS ONE Staff. PLoS One. 2015 Feb 26
  • Oxidative methane activation over yttrium stabilised zirconia. Cooper CS, Oldman RJ, Catlow CR. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Feb 27.
  • Effects of erbium-and chromium-doped yttrium scandium gallium garnet and diode lasers on the surfaces of restorative dental materials: A scanning electron microscope study. Hatipoglu M, Barutcigil C. Niger J Clin Pract. 2015 Mar-Apr
  • Scandium and yttrium phosphasalen complexes as initiators for ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters. Bakewell C, White AJ, Long NJ, Williams CK. Inorg Chem. 2015 Mar 2
  • Intra-arterial Yttrium-90 Radioembolization Combined with Systemic Chemotherapy is a Promising Method for Downstaging Unresectable Huge Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma to Surgical Treatment. Rayar M, Sulpice L, Edeline J, Garin E, Levi Sandri GB, Meunier B, Boucher E, Boudjema K. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jan 27.
  • Yttrium-90 ibritumomab tiuxetan followed by rituximab maintenance as treatment for patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma are not candidates for autologous stem cell transplant. Arnason JE, Luptakova K, Rosenblatt J, Tzachanis D, Avigan D, Zwicker JI, Levine J, Kim M, Parker JA, Grant B, Joyce RM. Acta Haematol. 2015
  • Treatment of Melasma in Men With Low-Fluence Q-Switched Neodymium-Doped Yttrium-Aluminum-Garnet Laser Versus Combined Laser and Glycolic Acid Peeling. Vachiramon V, Sahawatwong S, Sirithanabadeekul P. Dermatol Surg. 2015 Mar 9.
  • A Roughness Study of Ytterbium-Doped Potassium Yttrium Tungstate (YB: KYW) Thin-Disk Femtosecond Ablated Dentin. Liu J, Chen H, Ge W, Wang Y, Sun Y, Wang Y, Lü P. J Lasers Med Sci. 2014 Winter
  • Study of Interaction of Laser with Tissue Using Monte Carlo Method for 1064nm Neodymium-Doped Yttrium Aluminium Garnet (Nd:YAG) Laser. Majdabadi A, Abazari M. J Lasers Med Sci. 2015 Winter
  • Comparison of Micro-Leakage from Resin-Modified Glass Ionomer Restorations in Cavities Prepared by Er:YAG (Erbium-Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet) Laser and Conventional Method in Primary Teeth. Bahrololoomi Z, Razavi F, Soleymani AA. J Lasers Med Sci. 2014 Fall
  • Yttrium Complexes of Arsine, Arsenide, and Arsinidene Ligands. Pugh T, Kerridge A, Layfield RA. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015 Feb 5.
  • Recurrent Hemarthroses After TKA Treated With an Intraarticular Injection of Yttrium-90. Fine S, Klestov A. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Feb 25.
  • Syndioselective coordination polymerization of unmasked polar methoxystyrenes using a pyridenylmethylene fluorenyl yttrium precursor. Liu D, Wang R, Wang M, Wu C, Wang Z, Yao C, Liu B, Wan X, Cui D. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Mar 3

Recent Research & Development for Acetylacetonates

  • An oxygen-chelate complex, palladium bis-acetylacetonate, induces apoptosis in H460 cells via endoplasmic reticulum stress pathway rather than interacting with DNA. Wang Y, Hu J, Cai Y, Xu S, Weng B, Peng K, Wei X, Wei T, Zhou H, Li X, Liang G. J Med Chem. 2013 Dec 12
  • Enhancing the Deperoxidation Activity of Cobalt(II)Acetylacetonate by the Addition of Octanoic Acid. Spier E, Hermans I. Chemphyschem. 2013 Jul 24.
  • Single-molecule magnetism in three related {Co(III)2Dy(III)2}-acetylacetonate complexes with multiple relaxation mechanisms. Langley SK, Chilton NF, Moubaraki B, Murray KS. Inorg Chem. 2013 Jun 17
  • [Differentiated fluorescence centers in europium acetylacetonate hydrate doped poly methyl methacrylate]. Zhang YY, Zhong H, Chen BJ, Xia Y, Lin H. Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2014 Jun
  • Synthesis, characterization and cell viability test of six vanadyl complexes with acetylacetonate derivatives. Sgarbossa S, Diana E, Marabello D, Deagostino A, Cadamuro S, Barge A, Laurenti E, Gallicchio M, Boscaro V, Ghibaudi E. J Inorg Biochem. 2013 Nov
  • Photophysical properties of an unusual bichromophoric species constructed from a cyclometalated Pt(II) chromophore and a blue Bodipy-acetylacetonate species. Nastasi F, Puntoriero F, Serroni S, Campagna S, Olivier JH, Ziessel R. Dalton Trans. 2014 Dec 21
  • Monodentate and bridging behaviour of the sulfur-containing ligand 4'-[4-(methylsulfanyl)phenyl]-4,2':6',4''-terpyridine in two discrete zinc(II) complexes with acetylacetonate. Granifo J, Gaviño R, Freire E, Baggio R. Acta Crystallogr C. 2012 Oct
  • Photocytotoxic oxovanadium(IV) complexes of ferrocenyl-terpyridine and acetylacetonate derivatives. Balaji B, Balakrishnan B, Perumalla S, Karande AA, Chakravarty AR. Eur J Med Chem. 2015 Mar 6
  • Cyclometalated Pd(II) and Ir(III) 2-(4-bromophenyl)pyridine complexes with N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs) and acetylacetonate (acac): synthesis, structures, luminescent properties and application in one-pot oxidation/Suzuki coupling of aryl chlorides containing hydroxymethyl. Xu C, Li HM, Xiao ZQ, Wang ZQ, Tang SF, Ji BM, Hao XQ, Song MP. Dalton Trans. 2014 Jul 14
  • High performance polymer solar cells with as-prepared zirconium acetylacetonate film as cathode buffer layer. Tan Z, Li S, Wang F, Qian D, Lin J, Hou J, Li Y. Sci Rep. 2014 Apr 15
  • Design of layered silicate by grafting with metal acetylacetonate for high activity and chemoselectivity in photooxidation of cyclohexane. Tsunoji N, Ide Y, Yagenji Y, Sadakane M, Sano T. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2014 Apr 9
  • cis-{MoO2}(2+) assisted Mannich-type addition of acetylacetonate methine to the azomethine of tridentate Schiff bases: racemic complexes with chiral transformed ligands. Kurapati SK, Pal S. Dalton Trans. 2015 Feb 7
  • Intratumoral administration of holmium-166 acetylacetonate microspheres: antitumor efficacy and feasibility of multimodality imaging in renal cancer. Bult W, Kroeze SG, Elschot M, Seevinck PR, Beekman FJ, de Jong HW, Uges DR, Kosterink JG, Luijten PR, Hennink WE, van het Schip AD, Bosch JL, Nijsen JF, Jans JJ. PLoS One. 2013
  • Vanadyl acetylacetonate upregulates PPARγ and adiponectin expression in differentiated rat adipocytes. Wu Y, Huang M, Zhao P, Yang X. J Biol Inorg Chem. 2013 Aug
  • A novel drug "copper acetylacetonate" loaded in folic acid-tagged chitosan nanoparticle for efficient cancer cell targeting. Pramanik A, Laha D, Pramanik P, Karmakar P. J Drug Target. 2014 Jan
  • Oxidatively induced P-O bond formation through reductive coupling between phosphido and acetylacetonate, 8-hydroxyquinolinate, and picolinate groups. Arias A, Forniés J, Fortuño C, Martín A, Mastrorilli P, Todisco S, Latronico M, Gallo V. Inorg Chem. 2013 May 6
  • Growth mechanisms and size control of FePt nanoparticles synthesized using Fe(CO)x (x <
  • Binary Diffusion Coefficients of Platinum(II) Acetylacetonate in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Kong CY, Siratori T, Wang G, Sako T, Funazukuri T. J Chem Eng Data. 2013 Nov 14
  • Effect of magnesium acetylacetonate on the signal of organic forms of vanadium in graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry. Kowalewska Z, Welz B, Castilho IN, Carasek E. Talanta. 2013 Jan 15
  • Antitumor efficacy and tolerability of systemically administered gallium acetylacetonate-loaded gelucire-stabilized nanoparticles. Wehrung D, Bi L, Geldenhuys WJ, Oyewumi MO. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2013 Jun