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Plastic and radiation damage

Does anyone out there know if plastic is subject to any structural
decomposition as a reults of being exposed to moderate exposure rate
fields?  For instance, a plastic container being used to hold several
gallons of liquid containing beta-gamma emitters at concentrations up to 1
Ci/L (thats 37 GBq/L for our European friends).

Gary L. Schroeder
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Environmental Protection Office