[ RadSafe ] Am-241 and INCINERATORS

Sandy Perle sandyfl at cox.net
Wed Dec 5 10:12:24 CST 2007

Typically smoke detectors are not disposed of in the trash, but are
requested to be sent back to the manufacturer for safe disposal, recognizing
that there is little risk or hazard from the small amount of Am-241
contained within the detector.

Sander C. Perle 
Global Dosimetry Solutions, Inc. 
2652 McGaw Avenue
Irvine, CA 92614
Tel: (949) 296-2306 / (888) 437-1714 Extension 2306 
Fax:(949) 296-1144
E-Mail: sperle at dosimetry.com
E-Mail: sandyfl at cox.net 
Global Dosimetry: http://www.dosimetry.com/ 
Mirion Technologies: http://www.mirion.com/ 

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