United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Cobalt-56

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)
27 Cobalt-56 W, see 55Co 5E+2 3E+2 1E-7 4E-10 6E-6 6E-5
Y, see 55Co 4E+2 2E+2 8E-8 3E-10 - -
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