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5.10. Radioactive substances

Work with radioactive substances and X-ray equipment can only be carried out after obtaining special permission from the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (Strålsäkerhetsmyndigheten, SSM). Anyone considering the use of radioactive materials should contact the University radiation safety physicist for advice on regulations concerning procurement, handling, and disposal.

Lund University´s radiation safety physicist (Hanna Holstein) will assist with necessary documentation and local permits.

Phone number: 046 - 222 01 93.

E-mail: hanna.holstein@med.lu.se

Radioactive material should be marked with this label and it should state what radioisotope and activity at the date marked.
Cupboards and rooms containing radioactive material should be marked with this label.
A supervised area is to be marked with sign stating that it is a supervised area and the type of radiation source present.
Area and rooms where ioising radiation takes place should be marked with this sign.