Radionuclide Information Booklet

Last updated: March 7, 2017

The Radionuclide Information Booklet provides practical information for radiation protection specialists at facilities licensed by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).

This document provides information on various nuclear substances: their radiation characteristics, detection methods, preventive measures and annual limits on intake. These information pages may be posted at CNSC-licensed facilities as a convenient way to quickly find information. This publication replaces the Radiation Safety Data Sheets.

As this document is periodically updated, please ensure you have an up-to-date version. The most recent version is 4.0.

If you have suggestions for specific additional content, including information on other radionuclides, send your comments to the CNSC.

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