NCRP Report No. 130, Biological Effects and Exposure Limits for “Hot Particles”
NCRP Report No. 130 (1999) on Biological Effects and Exposure Limits for “Hot Particles” supercedes NCRP Report No. 106 on Limits for Exposure to “Hot Particles” on the Skin (1989). NCRP Report No. 130 considers “hot particles” on and off the skin, in the eye and ear, and those that might be inhaled or ingested. The Report is 258 pages including the index. It has nine sections consisting of an Introduction, Origin and Nature of Hot Particles, Dosimetry of Hot Particles, Biology and Radiation Response of Skin Including the Ear, The Eye, Respiratory Tract, Gastrointestinal Tract, Approaches to Limits, and Recommendations on Radiation Exposure Limits for Hot Particles.