Uranium series ICRP 60/61 dose coefficients

(last updated 13 Jan 2000)

Contents: U-238 series · U-235 series


U-238 series

Committed effective dose coefficients
Inhalation einh(50) for 1 Ám AMAD
[Sv/Bq]
Ingestion eing(50)
[Sv/Bq]
External 3)
[Sv/h per Bq/cm3]
D W Y
U-238 2.30e-07 1.77e-06 3.19e-05 2.58e-08 1) 6.42e-09 2) 1.53e-12
Th-234 8.57e-09 1.02e-08 5.30e-09 4.12e-10
Pa-234m 1.90e-09
U-234 2.53e-07 1.99e-06 3.58e-05 2.82e-08 1) 6.96e-09 2) 6.64e-12
Th-230 4.48e-05 5.33e-05 7.75e-08 2.06e-11
Ra-226 2.17e-06 2.25e-07 5.60e-10
Rn-222 4.22e-11
Po-218 1.02e-12
Pb-214 2.03e-09 1.54e-10 2.40e-08
Bi-214 1.52e-09 1.60e-09 1.07e-10 1.80e-07
Po-214 9.31e-12
Pb-210 2.03e-06 8.02e-07 3.82e-11
Bi-210 2.22e-09 5.19e-08 1.93e-09 1.05e-10
Po-210 1.06e-06 1.70e-06 2.14e-07 9.51e-13

1) hexavalent forms
2) insoluble forms, e.g. UO2, U3O8, UF4
3) FGR12 external dose coefficients for soil contaminated to infinite depth (infinite plane source, person standing on ground, soil density 1.6 g/cm3, typical silty soil, contains 30% water and 20% air by volume)


U-235 series

Committed effective dose coefficients
Inhalation einh(50) for 1 Ám AMAD
[Sv/Bq]
Ingestion eing(50)
[Sv/Bq]
External 3)
[Sv/h per Bq/cm3]
D W Y
U-235 2.36e-07 1.84e-06 3.31e-05 2.73e-08 1) 7.43e-09 2) 1.27e-08
Th-231 2.35e-10 2.56e-10 4.40e-10 6.19e-10
Pa-231 1.73e-04 1.60e-04 1.42e-06 3.40e-09
Ac-227 1.08e-03 2.80e-04 2.83e-04 2.26e-06 8.62e-12
Th-227 3.53e-06 4.34e-06 1.27e-08 9.25e-09
Ra-223 2.08e-06 1.29e-07 1.07e-08
Rn-219 5.50e-09
Po-215 1.82e-11
Pb-211 2.33e-09 1.64e-10 5.61e-09
Bi-211 4.59e-09
Tl-207 4.43e-10

1) hexavalent forms
2) insoluble forms, e.g. UO2, U3O8, UF4
3) FGR12 external dose coefficients for soil contaminated to infinite depth (infinite plane source, person standing on ground, soil density 1.6 g/cm3, typical silty soil, contains 30% water and 20% air by volume)

Source: DFINT Ver.4.1 (1994), DFEXT Ver.2.3 (1994)


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