United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Americium-242

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-242 W, all compounds 4E+3 8E+1
Bone surf
4E-8 - 5E-5 5E-4
- (9E+1) - 1E-10 - -
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