The Presence of Primordial Radionuclides in Powdered Milk and Estimation of the Concomitant Ingestion Dose

Published: 7 June 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/4zvgr6rp3t.1
Contributor:
Rubina Rahman

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• Powdered milk was assessed for NORM contents and is the first study in Bangladesh. • 226Ra, 232Th, and 40K concentrations were found comparable for all age groups. • The mean annual effective doses show below ICRP ref. of 1 mSv y-1 for all ages. • Cancer risks due to ingestion of radionuclide show below ICRP ref. of 2.5 × 10-3. • Data will help to establish radiological protection guidelines on powdered milk.

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