Periodic Table of Elements

Element Hassium - Hs

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Overview of Hassium

Hassium's Name in Other Languages

  • Latin: Hassium
  • Czech: Hassium
  • Croatian: Hassij
  • French: Hassium
  • German: Hassium - s
  • Italian: Hassium
  • Norwegian: Hassium
  • Portuguese:
  • Russian: Хассий
  • Spanish: Hassio
  • Swedish:

Atomic Structure of Hassium

Chemical Properties of Hassium

Physical Properties of Hassium

Regulatory / Health

  • CAS Number
    • 54037-57-9
  • 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: Peter Armbruster, Gottfried Munzenber, et al.
    • Discovery Location: Darmstadt, Germany
    • Discovery Year: 1984
    • Name Origin:
      Latin "Hassias" meaning "Hess", the German state.
    • Abundance of Hassium:
      • Earth's Crust/p.p.m.: N/A
      • Seawater/p.p.m.: nil
      • Atmosphere/p.p.m.: N/A
      • Sun (Relative to H=1E12): N/A
    • Sources of Hassium:
      Synthetically prepared element. Only a small number of atoms have every been produced.
    • Uses of Hassium:
    • Additional Notes:
      In August of 1997 the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry announced the official naming of this element as Hassium

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