Guidance

Use of Prussian Blue (ferric hexacyanoferrate) for decorporation of radiocaesium

This document (RCE-17) provides advice on the use of Prussian Blue and covers how radiocaesium contamination would be detected in the population.

Detail

This document provides advice on the use of Prussian Blue (ferric hexacyanoferrate) as a decorporation agent in the event of poisoning with radiocaesium. It was developed by the Health Protection Agency in partnership with a number of organisations using the scientific evidence available and advice from other countries.