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> Date:          Thu, 16 Apr 1998 19:33:17 -0500 (CDT)
> Reply-to:      radsafe@romulus.ehs.uiuc.edu
> From:          "Tony LaMastra" <alamastra@enter.net>
> To:            Multiple recipients of list <radsafe@romulus.ehs.uiuc.edu>

> Is anyone familiar with the following abbreviated unit?   It was used by a
> Russian company to express what I believe are external exposure or dose
> rates.   I have seen numerical values range from 0.7 to 10 without this
> being considered elevated. 
> Mcr/H
> Tony LaMastra
> alamastra@enter.net
The unit is microroentgen/hour (exposure unit). It is widely used in 
Russia and in other ex-soviet republics. They do not use and like the 
SI units. Big countries... The mR/h is too American for them.. 
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