AW: [ RadSafe ] Po-210 Suppliers

Bjorn Cedervall bcradsafers at
Wed Dec 19 03:43:27 CST 2007

It is probably enough with less than 25 MBq to kill an adult (70 kg human).
25 MBq should, according to one reference (I can't find the ref. at this moment
but I think it goes back to the year 1972 - some extrapolation from animal data),
give the order of 5 Gy.
Bjorn Cedervall             bcradsafers at
------------------------------------------------> Are you sure you are asking for m i l l i Curies of Po-210? I know very> little about US legislation, but this amount seems to me to be by far to> high for a respiratory research institute. 
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