Periodic Table of Elements

Element Einsteinium - Es

Comprehensive data on the chemical element Einsteinium is provided on this page; including scores of properties, element names in many languages, most known nuclides of Einsteinium. Common chemical compounds are also provided for many elements. In addition technical terms are linked to their definitions and the menu contains links to related articles that are a great aid in one's studies.

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Overview of Einsteinium

Einsteinium's Name in Other Languages

  • Latin: Einsteinium
  • Czech: Einsteinium
  • Croatian: Einsteinij
  • French: Einsteinium
  • German: Einsteinium - s
  • Italian: Einsteinio
  • Norwegian: Einsteinium
  • Portuguese: Einstênio
  • Russian: Эйнштейний
  • Spanish: Einstenio
  • Swedish: Einsteinium

Atomic Structure of Einsteinium

Chemical Properties of Einsteinium

Physical Properties of Einsteinium

Regulatory / Health

  • CAS Number
    • 7429-92-7
  • NFPA 704
    • Health:
    • Fire:
    • Reactivity:
    • Special Hazard: Radioactive<
    • OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)
      • No limits set by OSHA
    • OSHA PEL Vacated 1989
      • No limits set by OSHA
    • NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limit (REL)
      • No limits set by NIOSH
    • Levels In Humans:
      Note: this data represents naturally occuring levels of elements in the typical human, it DOES NOT represent recommended daily allowances.
      • Blood/mg dm-3: nil
      • Bone/p.p.m: nil
      • Liver/p.p.m: nil
      • Muscle/p.p.m: nil
      • Daily Dietary Intake: nil
      • Total Mass In Avg. 70kg human: nil

    Who / Where / When / How

    • Discoverer: G.R. Choppin, S.G. Thompson, A. Ghiorso and G.G. Harvey
    • Discovery Location: Berkeley California United States
    • Discovery Year: 1952
    • Name Origin:
      After the scientist Albert Einstein.
    • Abundance of Einsteinium:
      • Earth's Crust/p.p.m.: nil
      • Seawater/p.p.m.: nil
      • Atmosphere/p.p.m.: nil
      • Sun (Relative to H=1E12): N/A
    • Sources of Einsteinium:
      Made by bombarding uranium with neutrons. World production is probably less than 1 gram per year.
    • Uses of Einsteinium:
    • Additional Notes:
      In 1952 Einsteinium was discovered in the debris of a thermonuclear explosion test in the Pacific.

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