Disposal of Animal Carcasses

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  • All radioactive animals are stored in HSB D607 freezer.

  • Radioactive material tags should be affixed to the bag after filling out the necessary information.

  • Animal carcasses are placed in plastic bags and labeled in a similar fashion to other radioactive waste, with:
    • AUIís Name and Lab Location
    • Budget Number
    • Isotopes and Activity
    • Animal Weight

  • Large animals, any animal that cannot easily fit into a 30 gallon drum, require authorization from the RSO before use.
  • Any primates that will need disposal should be authorized by the RSO prior to introducing radioactive materials into the primate.

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