Skin decontamination in presence of thallium-204

M.H. Faes

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Rat skin soiled with thallium sulfate has been used for decontamination tests by a method of washing and aspiration. Three decontaminating Solutions are used : soap, and sodium and calcium ethyIenediamine tetraacetic acid Solutions at 1 per cent ; their action Is compared with that of water. The results seem to indicate that in this case a solution of water and soap is the most effective agent for rapid skin decontamination
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSCK CEN
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Jun 1962
Externally publishedYes

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NameSCK CEN Reports
PublisherSCK CEN

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