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Sources and Radioactive Material

TRIUMF requires that a Radioactive Material Order/Receive Permit be obtained before bringing a radioactive materials on site. The purchasing department will not process requisitions for radioactive materials unless accompanied by a valid permit. The Radioactive Materials Coordinator keeps a complete inventory of all radioactive materials on site. Before purchasing or bringing radioactive material on site please consult the inventory to check if a suitable source is already available.

Material coming from outside of Canada may need an Import Permit and material being shipped outside of Canada needs to comply with the CNSC TRIUMF Accelerator Operating Licence Export Limits(Licence Condition Handbook Appendix F).

Detailed Information is available in the following publications:

For more information view the online training lesson.