Research and analysis

Human biokinetics of plutonium: experimental data compilation

This report (HPA-RPD-017) is a compilation of data from UK plutonium human volunteer studies.



This report was prepared to give a detailed compilation of all the available data from the UK plutonium human volunteer studies except where they were fully documented elsewhere. It was not intended to review the results but rather to bring available data together in one publication.

Data from two studies were included, one initiated by the then National Radiological Protection Board (NRPB) and one initiated by AEA Technology, Harwell which was subsequently continued by Middlesex University. A third study, initiated at NRPB, was described but data were not included.