United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Cadmium-109

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)
48 Cadmium-109 D, see 104Cd 3E+2
Kidneys
4E+1
Kidneys
1E-8 - - -
(4E+2) (5E+1) - 7E-11 6E-6 6E-5
W, see 104Cd - 1E+2
Kidneys
5E-8 - - -
- (1E+2) - 2E-10 - -
Y, see 104Cd - 1E+2 5E-8 2E-10 - -
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