Regulation And Control Of Radionuclide Contents In Foods In The Russian Federation
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N. K. Shandala, N. Ya. Novikova, A. V. Titov, E. G. Metlyaev & A. A. Filonova
To restrict radiation exposure to the population of Russia due to radionuclide ingestion via foods produced from agricultural raw material cultivated in Russia or imported from other states, Permissible Levels (PL) of 90Sr and 137Cs specific activities have been developed. The regulations comply with requirements of national Radiation Safety Standards (NRB-99), international recommendations for limitation of the public exposure under conditions of long-term radiation exposure and take into account the special features of food contamination generation in Russia. PL have been developed under condition of non-exceeding of 1 mSv annual internal dose to the public due to food intake. The levels developed for more than 140 kinds of foods have been included into the regulative document \“Hygienic requirements of safety and food significance of foodstuffs” (SanPiN 126.96.36.1998-01) and are obligatory in Russia for national and imported foods. Keywords: permissible levels, effective dose, public, critical group, foodstuffs.
permissible levels, effective dose, public, critical group, foodstuffs