Polonium, Radioactive

Key Info

Ionizing Radiation Type: alpha

RADIOACTIVE (Low to High Level)
• Radiation presents minimal risk. Packaging durability increases as potential hazard of radioactive content increases.
• Priorities for rescue, life-saving, first aid, and control of fire and other hazards are higher than the priority for measuring radiation levels.

For general toxicological, safety and handling, and environmental information on ionizing radiation, refer to the IONIZING RADIATION substance.

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