Abstract

ISO/ASTM 51939:2005 outlines irradiator installation qualification, operational qualification, performance qualification, and routine product processing dosimetric procedures to be followed in the irradiation of blood and blood components by the blood-banking community. If followed, these procedures will help to ensure that the products processed with ionizing radiation from gamma, X-rays (bremsstrahlung), or electron sources receive absorbed doses within a predetermined range.

ISO/ASTM 51939:2005 also covers the use of radiation-sensitive indicators for the visual and qualitative indication that the product has been irradiated.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2005-05
  • Edition : 2
  • :
    ISO/TC 85
    Nuclear energy, nuclear technologies, and radiological protection
  • 17.240
    Radiation measurements
    11.020
    Medical sciences and health care facilities in general

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