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БДС EN ISO 13164-2:2020

Water quality - Radon-222 - Part 2: Test method using gamma-ray spectrometry (ISO 13164-2:2013)

Mar 16, 2020

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60.60     Mar 16, 2020



European Standard

13.060.60     13.280     17.240  




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ISO 13164-2:2013 specifies a test method for the determination of radon-222 activity concentration in a sample of water following the measurement of its short-lived decay products by direct gamma-spectrometry of the water sample.
The radon-222 activity concentrations, which can be measured by this test method utilizing currently available gamma-ray instruments, range from a few becquerels per litre to several hundred thousand becquerels per litre for a 1 l test sample.
This test method can be used successfully with drinking water samples. The laboratory is responsible for ensuring the validity of this test method for water samples of untested matrices.
An annex gives indications on the necessary counting conditions to meet the required sensitivity for drinking water monitoring.

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БДС EN ISO 13164-2:2020
60.60 Standard published
Mar 16, 2020

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