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Leak Test Reports, Explained
The above Sealed Source Leak Test Analysis Report is a sample.
Address fields (Company/Organization Name, Street Address
(multiple lines available), City/State/Zip is the address of the
facility where the sealed sources and/or devices were located.
FAX, and E-mail fields are for the contact person in case we have
any questions regarding the samples or need to notify you of a
Number field is the license number, if applicable, of the
Submitting Samples is the person who took the swabs of the sealed
sources and/or devices.
The Date Sample
Collected is the date the samples were taken.
Results To fields are the address of the recipient for the report.
This does not have to be the same as the facility address.
The ATTN field
is to whom the report is addressed. This does not have to be
the person submitting samples.
The RSSI Sample
Number field is a sequential index for samples run on our planchet
Reference field is whatever the client has identified the sample
as. This field can be a client-specific serial number, the
device or source serial number, or a term. It does not have
to be unique. If left blank on the information sheet
submitted with the samples, the source (or device) serial number
will be used.
Radionuclide field contains the radionuclide of the device.
In the event of multiple sources within a single housing, even of
differing radionuclides, each source will have its own row, though
with the same RSSI Sample Number.
field is the activity of the source in millicuries (mCi).
Calibration Date is the date the source was calibrated, which may
not necessarily be known. In some cases, only the month and
year are known.
Manufacturer field is the manufacturer of the device.
Number, Device Serial Number, and Source Serial Number are all
specific to a given device, where the serial numbers are usually
unique. Not all may be known.
field specifies the results in microcuries (µCi).
Less-than values (e.g. <1.0×10-6) indicate a result
less than the lower limit of detection for that radionuclide.
In the case of alpha- and beta-emitting sources located in a
single housing, both alpha- and beta- results can be shown as they
use different channels.
text contains information regarding the licensing of RSSI's lab,
the identity of the instrument used, the last calibration date and
background values, information regarding leaking sources,
clarification on the use of the less-than symbol ("<"), and notes
regarding contact in case of a leaking source.
The Analyzed By
field (and Signature block) are the identity of the analyst at
The Date is the
date the report was generated, which is usually within 5 business
days of receipt and/or analysis.
The Page shows
the number of pages in a report.
The small text
below the Analyzed By field is the RSSI Sample Number range in the
a sealed source leak test kit.
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