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Radionuclides in Environmental Test Items

EPTIS factsheet 128571 | Last revision 2016-11-15 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts128571 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts128571

PT provider
PT provider Max Rubner-Institut (MRI), Bundesforschungsinstitut für Ernährung und Lebensmittel Max Rubner-Institut (MRI), Bundesforschungsinstitut für Ernährung und Lebensmittel
Based in Germany
Language(s) German and English
Remarks One of the legal tasks of the Coordinating Laboratories for the Surveillance of Radioactivity in the Environment is the conduction of quality assurance measures, including interlaboratory comparisons. The Coordinating Laboratory of the Max Rubner-Institut in Kiel, Germany, is responsible for the environmental media soil, vegetation, animal feed and foodstuffs of plant and animal origin.
Keywords
Product groups Agriculture
Food and drink
Soil, sludge, contaminated sites
Testing fields Environmental protection
Nuclear and radioactivity
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Milk Radionuclides (specific activities) Spectrometry, beta-
Spectrometry, alpha-
Spectrometry, gamma-
Milk products Radionuclides (specific activities) Spectrometry, beta-
Spectrometry, alpha-
Spectrometry, gamma-
Plants Radionuclides (specific activities) Spectrometry, beta-
Spectrometry, alpha-
Spectrometry, gamma-
Fodder Radionuclides (specific activities) Spectrometry, beta-
Spectrometry, alpha-
Spectrometry, gamma-
Soil Radionuclides (specific activities) Spectrometry, beta-
Spectrometry, alpha-
Spectrometry, gamma-
Food Radionuclides (specific activities) Spectrometry, beta-
Spectrometry, alpha-
Spectrometry, gamma-
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants All laboratories interested in the offered schemes are welcome
Linked to specific legislation / standards Strahlenschutzvorsorgegesetz (Precautionary Radiation Protection Act) and Richtlinie zur Emissions- und Immissionsüberwachung kerntechnischer Anlagen (Guideline concerning Emission and Immission Monitoring of Nuclear Installations) of Germany
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants Ca. 70
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by Bundesminister fur Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit (Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety) in Germany
Fees and frequency
Participation fee --
Regularly operated Yes (1-2 times per year)
Year of first operation 1980
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Max Rubner-Institut (MRI), Bundesforschungsinstitut für Ernährung und Lebensmittel
P.O.Box 6060, Hermann-Weigmann-Str. 1
24103 Kiel
Germany

Phone: +49-431-6092250
Fax: +49-431-6092300
Web: http://www.mri.bund.de/ http://www.mri.bund.de/
Dr. Gerhard Haase
Phone: +49-431-6092266
Fax: +49-431-6092300
Email: gerhard.haase@mri.bund.de gerhard.haase@mri.bund.de
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Germany, Mr Johannes van de Kreeke. Mr Johannes van de Kreeke.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21