Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 279, Issue 2, pp 487–491 | Cite as

Radium-226 concentration in Romanian bottled mineral waters



Radium concentration was determined in 23 types of bottled mineral waters, commercially available in Romania. Using the Lucas cells with the device Luk 3A, the radium concentration was determined directly, after the radon balanced with radium. From these measurements, the corresponding annual effective ingestion dose was determined.


Radium Radon International Atomic Energy Agency Mineral Water Romania 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Environmental Science“Babes-Bolyai” UniversityCluj-NapocaRomania
  2. 2.CNCAN — National Committee for Nuclear Activities ControlBucharestRomania

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