radioactive materials licenses require that sealed sources be leak
tested every six months. RSSI provides accurate sealed
source leak testing on our automated, low-background internal
proportional planchet counter. Leak tests are analyzed
within 5 business days of being received in our lab and the results can
be mailed, emailed, and/or faxed to
you. In emergency situations, sealed source leak tests can
be analyzed immediately upon receipt and the results sent back to
you by email or fax in just a few hours. We operate under
Illinois Emergency Management Agency License
IL-01429-01 and are approved by Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission R-116.
MDAs (2021-2022 calibration):
Bq (1.1×10-6 µCi)
Bq (4.6×10-6 µCi)
Bq (1.7×10-5 µCi)
low cost leak test kits include:
(emailed, faxed, and/or mailed hard copy), and
sticker with next leak test due date (mailed hard copy
price for one leak test kit is $25, with discounts available for
quantities above 5 kits. For quantities above 100, please contact us.
also analyze leak tests performed on sample media other than that which we
to arrange pricing for such services.
a sealed source leak test kit.
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How to interpret your
leak test results
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