Carbon-14

(rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Carbono 14.
CAS — 14762-75-5.
HALF-LIFE. 5730 years.

💊 Profile

Carbon-14 has been used to label many organic compounds that may be employed in breath tests. Urea labelled with carbon-14 is used in a breath test to detect Helicobacter pylori as an aid in the diagnosis of peptic ulcer disease.

💊 Preparations

USP 31: Urea C 14 Capsules.

Proprietary Preparations

Cz.: HeliCap; Neth.: HeliCap; Port.: HeliCap; USA: Pytest.
Published October 12, 2018.