Liquid Scintillation Waste

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  • There is currently only one brand of scintillation fluid that can be put down the drain.
    1. Ecoscint Original

  • LSC waste that cannot be put down the drain should be collected in containers that are two liters or larger. The containers should be labeled as any other radioactive waste container would be:
    1. PI name
    2. Budget number
    3. Mailbox number
    4. Radionuclide
    5. Estimated remaining radioactivity

  • The RSO will sample the containers to verify activity.

  • Full LSC vials are also accepted but must be in approved, sectional vial boxes.
    • Label the vial box as described above.
    • The RSO will sample random vials to verify activity.

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