[ RadSafe ] Health Physics Society: Po-210 Information Sheet

McMahan, Kimberly L. mcmahankl at ornl.gov
Mon Dec 4 09:00:29 CST 2006

The Health Physics Society has posted a Po-210 information sheet at:
A section on health effects includes estimated quantities for a lethal
dose delivered over 20 days post-ingestion: 111 MBq = 3 mCi = 0.7
>From the popular press, there is a reasonably good article by William J.
Broad of the New York Times published on 12/3/2006, "Polonium, $22.50
Plus Tax"
Kim McMAHAN    ORNL External Dosimetry

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