Tritium Health Physics Considerations

  • John S. Handloser


Although tritium is not an external radiation hazard, it can present serious contamination problems. The radioactivity properties are shown in Table I and the maximum permissible concentration for tritiated water is shown in Table II.


Body Burden Maximum Permissible Concentration Flow Counter Tritiated Water Contamination Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John S. Handloser
    • 1
  1. 1.Brookhaven National LaboratoryUptonUSA

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