Database of radiological incidents and related events--Johnston's Archive
USSR radioisotope exposure, 1960
compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 24 September 2007
Type of event:
ingestion of radioactive material
An individual suffered injury from injestion of 2 millicuries of radium bromide, resulting in death 4 years later.
- IAEA, 1998, Planning the Medical Response to Radiological Accidents, IAEA (Vienna, Austria), on line at IAEA [http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1055_web.pdf].
- Mould, R. F., 2000, Chernobyl Record: The Definitive History of the Chernobyl Catastrophe, Institute of Physics Publ. (Bristol, UK).
© 2004, 2007 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 24 September 2007.
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