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Compound Summary for: CID 30318

Osmium Tetroxide

Also known as: Osmium tetraoxide; Perosmic oxide; Osmic acid; Osmic acid anhydride; tetraoxoosmium; Osmium oxide, (T-4)-; Osmium oxide (OsO4), (T-4)-
Molecular Formula: O4Os   Molecular Weight: 254.2276   InChIKey: VUVGYHUDAICLFK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
(T-4)-Osmium oxide (OsO4). A highly toxic and volatile oxide of osmium used in industry as an oxidizing agent. It is also used as a histological fixative and stain and as a synovectomy agent in arthritic joints. Its vapor can cause eye, skin, and lung damage.   From: MeSH
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