Re: Uranium Nitrate Sources
From: Robert W. Schramm (email@example.com)
Date: 05/11/01-08:08:26 AM Z
>Subject: Re: Uranium Nitrate Sources
>Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 14:26:11 -0600
> >>One interesting fact is that you can buy all the radium you want
>without a >>license. Go figure.
>Are you sure about that? I stopped a project because the sources I wanted
>required licences at the State level. The radiation was exceedingly small
>- Tritium Gas measured in the micro curies. I am not saying that you are
>incorrect, but what I can do as far as the feds are concerned, I can't do
>because of state regulations.
>I am sure there is no problem with Uranium Nitrate, but if you are going
>to use it, - especially if you are going to dispose of it after you are
>done with it, there could be problems.
I forgot about state regs. There was a time when the states had no regulations. I guess now that most of them do. When I was teaching, I had licenses for plutonium, P-32 and amerecium but none was needed for the 10 mg radium sample we had. It was a pretty hot source.
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