University of Iowa

Non-Human Use of Radioactive Materials

Authorization for the non-human use of radioactive materials in research is under the control of the University’s Basic Science Radiation Protection Committee (BSRPC). 

Contact information and areas of expertise can be found on the Contact Us page

Documents

Radionuclide Information
C14 Ca45 Cl36 Cr51 F18 Fe55 Fe59 Ga68 Gd153 Ge68 H3 I125 Ni63 P32 P33 S35 Tc99m U-nat

Training

  • Radiation Safety, Basic – W002RD
    • Audience: Users of radioactive materials in non-human research.
    • Required initially.
  • Radiation Safety, Refresher – W001RD
    • Audience: Users of radioactive materials in non-human research.
    • Required annually after completing Radiation Safety, Basic.  May not be used as initial training course, see Radiation Safety Basic.
  • Radiation Awareness for Labs – W528RD
    • Audience: Individuals who are not approved radiation users but work in or near a radiation use lab.
    • Required initially.

For further training and registration information, go to EHS Safety Training.

Resources

External Links

Iowa Department of Health – Bureau of Radiological Health