United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Americium-238

Atomic
No.
Radionuclide Class Table 1
Occupational Values
Table 2
Effluent Concentrations
Table 3
Releases to
Sewers
Col. 1 Col. 2 Col. 3 Col. 1 Col. 2
Oral
Ingestion
ALI
(µCi)
Inhalation Air
(µCi/ml)
Water
(µCi/ml)
Monthly
Average
Concentration
(µCi/ml)
ALI
(µCi)
DAC
(µCi/ml)
95 Americium-2382 W, all compounds 4E+4 3E+3
Bone surf
1E-6 - 5E-4 5E-3
- (6E+3) - 9E-9 - -
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