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contamination

A condition of impurity resulting from mixture with a foreign substance.

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Our research suggests that radiation contamination risks can be identified and may be managed and that, with sensible and reasonable precautions, people may be able to continue to live in radiation-affected areas with limited risk of contamination.
The Daily News disclosed in 1989 that chemical and low-level radiation contamination had been discovered at the lab after decades of nuclear energy research and rocket engine testing for the government.
A level-4 accident implies that radiation contamination is largely confined to the nuclear facility concerned.
It was the first publicly documented incident of a steel mill closing due to radiation contamination.
The HandFoot-Fibre hand/foot/clothing radiation contamination monitor is used in situations not requiring a whole body monitor.
The equipment to be supplied will include a variety of hand-held equipment and radiation contamination monitors.
As for the direct cause of the accident, the panel said "there is a possibility that the earthquake (which triggered the tsunami) damaged equipment necessary for ensuring safety," because almost all the equipment directly related to the accident remains inaccessible due to high radiation contamination.
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A urine test performed by a French non-profit organization on a small number of children living in the Fukushima city have revealed that they might have suffered internal radiation contamination caused by reactor fuel from the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant despite the fact that they live outside the government announced 30-kilometer evacuation zone.
Japanese fishery and meat products for radiation contamination to better
Some radiation contamination has been found in fresh food and water in Japan, as well as in a batch of Japanese fava beans imported into Taiwan.
The 2,800-acre lab between Chatsworth and Simi Valley has been undergoing environmental cleanup since chemical and radiation contamination was disclosed more than a decade ago.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Mirion Technologies Health Physics Division announces the release of the Rados HandFoot-Fibre[TM] hand/foot/clothing radiation contamination monitor.