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Document ID (ISN)20793
CIS number 74-771
ISSN - Serial title Igiena
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mˇcsy I.
Title Method of determining urinary 210Po
Original title Metodă de dozare a Po-210 din urină [in Romanian]
Bibliographic information July 1973, Vol.22, No.7, p.431-434. Illus. 12 ref.
Abstract Description of a method of determining polonium 210, a metabolite of radon 222 to which uranium miners are exposed, in urine. The method does not require the mineralisation of the sample (which considerably reduces handling time) and makes use of polonium's property of sedimenting spontaneously on nickel plates by electrochemical action. Its sensitivity is very high (up to 3.32 pCi/l) and it may be used on very small samples.
Descriptors (primary) radon; determination in urine; polonium
Descriptors (secondary) electrolytic analysis
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances