[ RadSafe ] Concerning Rizzini's claim of one ug U-238

Otto G. Raabe ograabe at ucdavis.edu
Tue Oct 29 01:27:31 CDT 2013

At 10:00 AM 10/28/2013, Clayton Bradt wrote:
>If, as according to the NCRP, a single alpha particle is sufficient to
>initiate cancer, then certainly one microgram of U238 could do the trick.
THIS IS QUITE FALSE ! The BEIR Committee and ICRP are wrong.

See my HP Forum Article [Health Phys. 101(1):84 –93; 2011].

Prof. Otto G. Raabe, Ph.D., CHP
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