In an effort to limit
community transmission of COVID-19, RSSI is reducing in-office
staff time. RSSI is still open for business, but as a
result of the reduced staffing, turn-around times for
responses, order fulfillment, lab analyses, and instrument
calibrations may increase.
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 (2019-2020 calibration):
Bq (8.8×10-7 µCi)
Bq (4.3×10-6 µCi)
Bq (2.2×10-5 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.
Download Sealed Source Leak Test
How to interpret your
leak test results
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