REMM Bibliography - Isotopes of Interest, Countermeasures for Internal Contamination


See also: Countermeasures: Internal Contamination


Isotopes of interest: fact sheets

Isotope

Government agencies

EPA***

Americium-241

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Californium-252

Cesium- 134/137

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Cobalt-57/60

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Curium-244

Iodine-124/125/129/131

Iridium-192

Phosphorus-32

Plutonium-238/239/240/241/242

Polonium-210

Radium-226

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Strontium-89/90

Uranium-235/238

Yttrium-86/90/91

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*    HHS/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

**  HHS/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

***Environmental Protection Agency

†    For Yttrium-90 radioactive properties and health concerns information
     see Strontium-90 Human Health Fact Sheet

 

 

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Categorization of radioisotopes by regulating agencies

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Medical countermeasures in radiological incidents

General countermeasures

  Potassium iodide Prussian Blue DTPA

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Hazardous Substances Data Bank
(National Library of Medicine)*:

Specific Radioisotopes:
Countermeasures:
Ionizing Radiation - general toxicological, safety and handling, and environmental information on ionizing radiation emitted from chemical sources
* Hazardous Substances Data Bank: Comprehensive peer-reviewed information from the National Library of Medicine's TOXNET system

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Radiation countermeasures research

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