Since it has no electron, Administratium is inert. However, it can be detected chemically, as it impedes every reaction with which it comes in contact. According to researchers, a tiny, minute, amount of Administratium, added to one reaction caused it to take four days to complete. Without the Administratium, the reaction ordinarily occurred in less than one second.
Administratium has a normal half life of approximately three years, at which time it does not actually decay, but instead undergoes a reorganization in which assistant neutrons, vice neutrons, and assistant vice neutrons exchange places. Studies seem to show the atomic number actually increasing after each reorganization.
Research indicates that Adminsitratium occurs naturally in the atmosphere. It tends to concentrate in certain locations such as government agencies, large corporations and universities. It can usually be found in the newest, best appointed and best maintained buildings.
Scientists warn that Administratium is known to be toxic and recommend plenty of fluids and bed rest after even low levels of exposure. Carefully ignoring the morons surrounding you during a reorganization is also helpful.