Radioactive Materials

All requisitions for the purchase of radioactive materials and radiation devices must be approved by the SJSU radiation safety officer before submitting the purchase requisition to the Research Foundation. Purchases of items will be screened and handled as radioactive material if they contain mass numbers or radiation measurement units:

Isotope X-Ray
Nuclide Active/labeled
Radiation Tritium
Activation Irradiator
Radioisotope Irradiated
Radionuclide Generator

Radiation Measurement Unit Table

Term Abbreviation   
Kilobecquerel  kBq
Megabecquerel MBq
Microcurie µCi
Millicurie mCi
Millirem mrem
Roentgen R