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Ordering & Receiving Radioactive Materials

The purchase of radioactive materials must comply with 290-75 of the UC Davis Policy and Procedure Manual.

Delivery Requirements

All radioactive materials must be delivered to the following:

For Davis location orders:

Environmental Services Facility 
ATTN: [RUA# (if applicable) and researcher’s name] 
2201 Environmental Services Lane, Bldg L033 
Receiving Laboratory Rm 127 
Davis, CA 95616
For Sacramento location orders:

UCDHS Health Physics 
ATTN: [RUA# (if applicable) and researcher’s name] 
4800 2nd Avenue 
FSSB, Ste 2500 
Sacramento, CA 95817

Purchases

Purchases of radioactive chemicals with the following commodity codes may be made by departments with current Radiation Use Authorizations (RUAs) using a Requisition in KFS:

  • 12142207  Radioisotope sources

This policy applies regardless whether or not an agreement exists/is used. Appropriate Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) procedures must be followed (reference Policy and Procedure Manual Section 290-75).

Still Have Questions?

Questions relating specifically to the purchase of radioactive materials (including chemicals) may be directed to a member of the scientific/agricultural purchasing team. Questions relating to radioactive materials policy may be directed to EH&S in Davis or UCDHS Health Physics at 916-734-3355.

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