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Radioactive Waste

Radioactive Waste Management Services

RILTA Environmental is the only company in Ireland offering Radioactive Waste Management Services and is licensed by the RPII to transport, store and export radioactive material (Licence No. 3238-2601-14).

Our service covers the following categories of radioactive waste:

  • Radioactive Sealed Sources
  • Thorium & Uranium Compounds

Information Required for Radioactive Sealed Sources

Licensed for the Custody, Exportation, Handling and Transportation of Radioactive Materials

  • The radionuclide involved e.g. Am-241, Cs-137,
    Ra-226, Sr-90, Th-232 etc.
  • The activity of the source in MBq or mCi
  • The manufacturer of the source
  • The serial number of the source
  • Dimensions of the source container
  • The weight of the source container
  • A photograph of the source container

Radioactive Services

Information Required for Thorium & Uranium Compounds

  • The name of the compound
  • The manufacturer of the compound
  • The size of the container holding the compound e.g. 100g
  • The quantity of compound in the container, e.g. 50g
  • The type of container e.g. plastic, glass, etc.

Licensed for the Custody, Exportation, Handling and Transportation of Radioactive Materials

Services offered by RILTA Environmental

  • Assessment of the source/compound by a qualified person
  • Provision of suitable over-packs
  • Packing of sources and compounds
  • Provision of required labels and placards
  • Assistance with export licences and permits
  • Collection from customer premises
  • Shipment by airfreight to licensed disposal/recovery facilities
  • Preparation of Dangerous Good Declarations
  • Provision of receipts upon completion


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