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Argonne National Laboratory, EVS Human Health Fact Sheet, August 2005 Radioactive Properties of Key Americium Isotopes and Associated Radionuclides Radiation Energy (MeV) Isotope Half-Life Specific Activity (Ci/g) Decay Mode Alpha ( α ) Beta ( β ) Gamma ( γ ) Am-241 430 yr 3.5 α 5.5 0.052 0 ...

TOXICOLOGICAL PROFILE FOR AMERICIUM

TOXICOLOGICAL PROFILE FOR AMERICIUM . U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Office of Radiation Protection

Americium-241 (241 Am) November 2002 Fact Sheet 320-075 Division of Environmental Health Office of Radiation Protection WHO DISCOVERED AMERICIUM?

AMERICIUM CAS #7440-35-9

AMERICIUM CAS #7440-35-9 Division of Toxicology ToxFAQs TM April 2004 This fact sheet answers the most frequently asked health questions (FAQs) about americium.

Neptunium 237 and Americium: World Inventories and ...

1 Neptunium 237 and Americium: World Inventories and Proliferation Concerns By David Albright and Kimberly Kramer June 10, 2005, Revised August 22, 2005 Although no nation is known to have used either neptunium 237 or americium in nuclear explosives, the nuclear community has long known that ...

Tech Talk Vol 1, No. 2 (December 2009): Disposal of Fire ...

2 Tech Talk - Vol. 1, No. 2 - December 2009 Radiation from Ionization Smoke Detectors Modern ionization smoke detectors contain about 0.28 microgram (0.0000000098 ounce) of Americium-241, which is a radionuclide.

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22 85 v Separated Neptunium 237 and Americium D AVID A LBRIGHT AND L AUREN B ARBOUR A LTHOUGHNO NATION IS KNOWN TO HAVE MANUFAC-tured either neptunium 237 or americium to use in nuclear weapons, the nuclear community has long known that weapons could be made from these materials.

Americium-241 (241Am) is used in very small quantities in house

Americium-241 (241 Am) is used in very small quantities in household ionization smoke detectors. Americium is similar to plutonium (Pu) in many ways.

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EPA Facts About Americium-241 EPA Facts About Americium-241 July 2002 What is americium-241? Americium is a man-made radioactive metal that exists as a solid under normal conditions.

EPA Facts About Americium-241: July, 2002.

Argonne National Laboratory, EVS Human Health Fact Sheet, August 2005 Radioactive Properties of Key Americium Isotopes and Associated Radionuclides Radiation Energy (MeV) Isotope Half-Life Specific Activity (Ci/g) Decay Mode Alpha ( α ) Beta ( β ) Gamma ( γ ) Am-241 430 yr 3.5 α 5.5 0.052 0 ...