ASTM International - ASTM C1205-97
Standard Test Method for The Radiochemical Determination of Americium-241 in Soil by Alpha Spectrometry
|Publication Date:||10 December 1997|
1.1 This test method covers the determination of americium-241 in soil by means of chemical separations and alpha spectrometry. It is designed to analyze up to ten grams of soil or other sample matrices that contain up to 30 mg of combined rare earths.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For a specific precaution statement, see note in Section 8.