United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Iodine-126

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)
53 Iodine-126 D, all compounds 2E+1
Thyroid
4E+1
Thyroid
1E-8 - - -
(7E+1) (1E+2) - 2E-10 1E-6 1E-5
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