PURCHASING RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS
Radiation Safety Office must order, receive and process all radioactive
material shipments. This includes purchases, replacements, gifts and
samples of material.
ordering radioactive materials, completed radionuclide order forms (Appendix
C) must be delivered, faxed (3-4752) or emailed to the Radiation Safety Office, 102 Animal Pathology Building, 0076,
The Radiation Safety Office will place the order the same day if the
request is received by 11:30 A.M. (if the approval requirements listed
below are met). Orders received after 11:30 A.M. will be placed the
next business day.
the top portion of the order form. The following MUST be provided:
Safety Office Review
The Radiation Safety Office will review the order request to determine
the user has been authorized to use the type and quantity of radioactive
material being ordered. The name of the Authorized User must be
clearly indicated on the order.
the radioactive material being ordered will not cause the Authorized
User's inventory limits to be exceeded.
the Authorized User is in full safety compliance, including responses
to survey reports and training notices.
That the Authorized User's radionuclide inventory reports are current.
above criteria are met, the order will be approved and placed. If the
above criteria are not met, the Authorized User will be notified by
telephone to expedite acquisition of the necessary information.
and Delivery of Orders
The Radiation Safety Office is open for receipt of radioactive materials
shipments 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M., Monday - Friday, University holidays
excepted. Packages are processed and monitored (as required by regulations),
added to the Authorized User's inventory record and delivered to the
lab, normally by 2:30 P.M., on the day of receipt.
Safety Manual | Order
Form | Appendix B | Appendix