Summary of Precautions

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If you are using:

  • H-3, C-14, S-35, P-33
    • Use GOOD contamination control.
    • Avoid ingestion or inhalation.
    • Avoid direct contact with skin.


  • P-32, Y-90
    • Precautions include all of the above plus shielding.
    • Request a finger ring (TLD) if using > 1 mCi.
    • If you will be using >= 10 mCi you must request a finger ring and a whole body dosimeter.
    • Orders for these amounts will not be delivered unless the user has been issued the dosimeter or dosimeters required to carry out the work.


  • OTHER RADIONUCLIDES
    • If you will be using >= 10 mCi I-125, Cr-51, and/or any gamma emitter, you must have a finger ring and whole body dosimeter.
    • Look up energies and range before ordering material.
    • Orders for these amounts will not be delivered unless the user has dosimeters.


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