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Water-18O for PET cancer diagnosis


Water-18 o for PET cancer diagnosis

The Water-18O for PET cancer diagnosis is used for the FDG-PET examination method for the early diagnosis of cancer. This method has had considerable attention in recent years. The manufacturer of Water-18O is the japaneese Taiyo Nippon Sanso who has the worlds largest production capacity with 3 independent plants.

Taiyo Nippon Sanso, is the first manufacturer in the world to use high-purity oxygen to produce Water-18O. Taiyo Nippon Sanso uses a method which is by distilling and enriching oxygen-18 (18O) to more than 98%, utilizing know-how based on air-separation technology.

The TAIYO-Water-18O for PET cancer diagnosis is an original material for drugs used in FDG-PET examinations.

Some of the data to be mentioned: Superior Quality- Highest Enrichment => 98atom % and Chemical Purity of > 99.99%. Consistency in cGMP is ICHQ7A and it has a long shelflife of 3 years.

The heavy water is US pattern and comes for oxygen isotopes.