[ RadSafe ] Radium history question - internal contamination

Bjorn Cedervall bcradsafers at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 28 10:54:53 CDT 2011

The order of magnitude here is one microgram (+/- a factor of 10) in the human body.
Martland, one of the physicians who examined the dial painters, said around 1925-30 that ten micrograms of radium is a lethal dose.

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