Yttrium Acetylacetonate


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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.


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

Chemical Identifiers

Formula Y(CH3COCHCOCH3)3 • xH2O
CAS 15554-47-9
Pubchem CID 16212867
MDL MFCD00216639
EC No. N/A
IUPAC Name (Z)-4-hydroxypent-3-en-2-one; yttrium; hydrate
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES O.O=C(C)\C=C(\C)O[Y](OC(\C)=C/C(C)=O)OC(/C)=C\C(C)=O
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/3C5H8O2.H2O.Y/c3*1-4(6)3-5(2)7;;/h3*3,6H,1-2H3;1H2;/q;;;;+3/p-3/b3*4-3-;;


Compound Formula C15H23O7Y
Molecular Weight 386.24
Appearance White-Yellow
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Exact Mass 404.049 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 404.049987792969 Da
Charge N/A

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335-H361
Hazard Codes Xn
Risk Codes 36/37/38-63
Safety Statements 26-36
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling (GHS) N/A

Packaging Specifications

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.

Related Products

YSee more Yttrium products. Yttrium (atomic symbol: Y, atomic number: 39) is a Block D, Group 3, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 88.90585. Yttrium Bohr ModelThe 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.


Recent Research & Development for Yttrium

  • Effects of Yttrium-90 selective internal radiation therapy on non-conventional liver tumors. Kuei A, Saab S, Cho SK, Kee ST, Lee EW. World J Gastroenterol. 10/21/2015
  • Dynamic Nuclear Polarization NMR of Low-? Nuclei: Structural Insights into Hydrated Yttrium-Doped BaZrO3. Blanc F, Sperrin L, Lee D, Dervi?o?lu R, Yamazaki Y, Haile SM, De Paëpe G, Grey CP. J Phys Chem Lett. 9/30/2015
  • Erratum to: Yttrium-90 radioembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma in hepatitis B: commentary on a 103-patient Asian cohort. Kulik L, Salem R. Hepatol Int. 9/28/2015
  • The use of Yttrium-90 Ibritumomab Tiuxetan ((90)Y-IT) as a consolidation therapy in high-risk patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma ineligible for autologous stem-cell transplantation. Jurczak W, Kisiel E, Sawczuk-Chabin J, Centkowski P, Knopi?ska-Pos?uszny W, Khan O. Contemp Oncol (Pozn). 9/28/2015
  • Yttrium-90 microsphere radioembolotherapy in a patient with spontaneously ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma. Winokur RS, Talenfeld AD, Mozley PD, Madoff DC. Clin Imaging. 9/26/2015
  • Yttrium-90 radioembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma in hepatitis B: commentary on a 103-patient Asian cohort. Kulik L, Salem R. Hepatol Int. 9/25/2015
  • Effect of neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser and fluoride on the acid demineralization of enamel. Braga SR, de Oliveira E, Sobral MA. J Investig Clin Dent. 9/25/2015
  • A prospective, randomized, double-blind comparison of an ablative fractional 2940-nm erbium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet laser with a nonablative fractional 1550-nm erbium-doped glass laser for the treatment of photoaged Asian skin. Moon HR, Yun WJ, Lee YJ, Lee MW, Chang S. J Dermatolog Treat. 9/23/2015
  • Evaluation of Liver Biomarkers as Prognostic Factors for Outcomes to Yttrium-90 Radioembolization of Primary and Secondary Liver Malignancies. Henrie AM, Wittstrom K, Delu A, Deming P. Cancer Biother Radiopharm. 9/14/2015
  • Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Isotopic Yttrium-90-Labeled Rare Earth Fluoride Nanocrystals for Multimodal Imaging. Paik T, Chacko AM, Mikitsh JL, Friedberg JS, Pryma DA, Murray CB. ACS Nano. 9/10/2015

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. 9/30/2015
  • [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. 9/30/2015
  • 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. 9/29/2015
  • Allylic oxidation of steroidal olefins by vanadyl acetylacetonate and tert-butyl hydroperoxide. Grainger WS, Parish EJ. Steroids. 9/29/2015
  • 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. 9/25/2015
  • 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. 9/22/2015
  • Surface chemistry of copper metal and copper oxide atomic layer deposition from copper(ii) acetylacetonate: a combined first-principles and reactive molecular dynamics study. Hu X, Schuster J, Schulz SE, Gessner T. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 9/18/2015
  • Antitumor efficacy and tolerability of systemically administered gallium acetylacetonate-loaded gelucire-stabilized nanoparticles. Wehrung D, Bi L, Geldenhuys WJ, Oyewumi MO. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 9/18/2015
  • 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. 9/3/2015
  • 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. 1/9/2015

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