United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Nickel-59

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)
28 Nickel-59 D, see 56Ni 2E+4 4E+3 2E-6 5E-9 3E-4 3E-3
W, see 56Ni - 7E+3 3E-6 1E-8 - -
Vapor - 2E+3 8E-7 3E-9 - -
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