There are 15 isotopes.

Chemical Symbol

Atomic Number

Atomic Mass

Physical Properties of Oxygen-18

It is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas.

In solid and liquid forms, it a pale blue and strongly paramagnetic.

The relative abundance is 0.200 12 %.

Uses for Oxygen-18

Plants produce oxygen.

They use it as therapy to treat COPD.

Alpha Decay

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Beta Decay

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Gamma Decay

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It is stable by itself.

It is available commercially.

Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier discovered the isotope.