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Chromium Isotopes

Stable Chromium - Cr Isotopes
Nominal mass Accurate
mass
% Natural abundance Chemical form Enrichment available %

50 Cr 49.9460464 (17) 4.345 (13) metal, oxide, sulphate 90 - 99+

52 Cr 51.9405098 (17) 83.789 (18) Metal 99+

53 Cr 52.9406513 (17) 9.501 (17) oxide 97+

54 Cr 53.9388825 (17) 2.365 (7) oxide 93 - 94+
 
Several Chromium Isotopes are used for medical applications. Cr-50 is used for the production of the radioisotope Cr-51 which is used for measuring blood volume and red blood cell survival. Cr-53 and Cr-54 are used for the study of chromium metabolism and studies into (adult) diabetes.