PHOSPHORUS - 33
|Physical Half-life: ||25.3 days
|External Exposure:||Slight external hazard; 88 mR/hr
@ surface of 1 ÁCi/ml solution
||ALI ||6 mCi(ingestion), 8
||Bone and whole body|
||Urinalysis (Not routinely done)|
Range of ▀ in
air is 20' and 0.02" in lucite.
|LSC (Eff. ~85%)
Thin-window GM (Eff. ~20%)
- Mild acids are good decontamination solutions; keep vinegar in your
- No additional shielding is needed; it is normally provided with the
solution and the apparatus being used.
- The 249 keV ▀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.