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Main Title Radioassay Procedures for Environmental Samples.
CORP Author National Center for Radiological Health, Rockville, Md.
Year Published 1967
Report Number Pub-999-RH-27;
Stock Number PB-189 357
Additional Subjects ( Radioactive fallout ; Chemical analysis) ; ( Milk ; Radiological contamination) ; ( Food ; Radiological contamination) ; ( Water pollution ; Radioactive isotopes) ; ( Air pollution ; Radioactive isotopes) ; Gamma-ray spectra ; Radiation measurement systems ; Scintillation counters ; Radon ; Geiger counters ; Strontium ; Barium ; Complex compounds ; Volumetric analysis ; Uranium ; Iodine ; Instruction manuals ; Spectroscopic analysis
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-189 357 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 493p
The report is a manual of methods used in laboratories of the Public Health Service's National Center for Radiological Health of the Bureau of Disease Prevention and Environmental Control for the determination and interpretation of the radionuclide content of samples collected for environmental surveillance. Step by step procedures are given for the analysis of milk, food, air, water, and other environmental samples. A discussion of instrumentation for these procedures is given, and a program of analytical quality control is described. Appendices include a definition of laboratory practice and terminology and instructions for preparing required reagents. Bibliographic references are included for specific procedures as well as for more general discussions. (Author)