NorthStar to buy accelerator for actinium-225 production

By AuntMinnie.com staff writers

November 18, 2021 -- NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes has inked a deal with Ion Beam Applications (IBA) to purchase one of IBA's Rhodotron TT300 HE electron-beam accelerators for the commercial production of actinium-225 (Ac-225) at its new production facility in Beloit, WI.

Final designs are underway for the facility, which will be exclusively dedicated to Ac-225 production, NorthStar said. Initial production of Ac-225 is planned for late 2023, with a drug master file to be submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2024, the company said.

NorthStar's process for producing Ac-225 is free of long-life radioactive byproducts associated with other production methods, the company added.


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