CALCIUM - 45
|Physical Half-life: ||162.7 days
Slight external hazard.
||ALI ||2 mCi (ingestion), 0.08
||Whole Body and Bone|
||Urinalysis (Not routinely done)|
||Plexiglass is recommended.
Range of ß in air is 20" and 0.02" in lucite.
|LSC (Eff. ~90%)
Thin-window GM (Eff. ~20%)
- No additional shielding is needed. It is normally provided with the
solution and the apparatus being used.
- The 256.7 keV ß's are able to penetrate the gloves and the
outer layer of skin. Monitor your gloves frequently when working.
- Wear a radiation badge when handling 1.0 mCi or more vials.