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Compound Summary for: CID 14808

Thorium Dioxide

Also known as: Thorium oxide; Thoria; dioxothorium; Thorotrast; Thorium anhydride; Thorium oxide (ThO2); Thorianite; Thortrast
Molecular Formula: O2Th   Molecular Weight: 264.03686   InChIKey: ZCUFMDLYAMJYST-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Thorium oxide (ThO2). A radiographic contrast agent that was used in the early 1930s through about 1954. High rates of mortality have been linked to its use and it has been shown to cause liver cancer.   From: MeSH
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