Sealed glass phial containing 25g of heavy water with (chrome plated) steel transit container.
A sealed glass phial containing 25 grammes of heavy water. Heavy water contains the isotope deuterium instead of hydrogen and is used to control neutrons during a nuclear reactor's chain reaction. It is 11 percent heavier than ordinary water and has a relative molecular mass of 20, as compared to 18 for ordinary water.
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