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Strontium (89Sr) Chloride



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antineoplastic agent: Radioactive isotope

Chemical Name

[⁸⁹Sr]strontium chloride (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Strontii (⁸⁹Sr) chloridum (Latin)
  • [⁸⁹Sr]Strontiumchlorid (German)
  • Chlorure de strontium (⁸⁹Sr) (French)

Generic Names

  • Strontium (89Sr) Chloride (OS: JAN)
  • Strontium Chloride Sr 89 (OS: USAN)
  • Sms2PA (IS)
  • UNII-5R78837D4A (IS)
  • Strontii 89 Sr chloridi (PH: Ph. Int. 7)
  • Strontium (⁸⁹Sr) chloride injection (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Strontium Chloride Sr 89 (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)

Brand Names

  • Metastron
    BIOMEDIS, Slovenia; GE, China; GE Healthcare, Australia; GE Healthcare, Bulgaria; GE Healthcare, Czech Republic; GE Healthcare, Spain; GE Healthcare, France; GE Healthcare, Israel; GE Healthcare, Italy; GE Healthcare, Japan; GE Healthcare, Lithuania; GE Healthcare, Romania; GE Healthcare, United States
  • Si Tong Ning
    Kexing Biotech, China
  • Strontium Chloride SR-89
    Bio-Nucleonics, United States
  • StrontPol
    Instytut Energii Atomowej, Lithuania


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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