AGROLAB has years of experience and state-of-the-art equipment for testing food products for radioactive isotopes. Starting with regular sample checks over mineral water testing for natural and artificial radionuclides, measurements for countries with import regulations, through to measurements in cases like Fukushima.
As a rule, we use gamma spectrometry to measure the radiation emitted by radioisotopes. This includes caesium (Cs-134, Cs-137), and in acute situations further isotopes such as I-131. Furthermore, we can also determine beta emitters such as Strontium (Sr-90), as well as tritium (H-3) in water.
Relatively large samples are required for radiochemical testing, which depending on the sample matrix and required limit of detection can be anything up to 5 kilograms/litre per sample. Our laboratory specialists can gladly provide you with advice.