Evaluation for Committed Effective Dose Due to Dietary Foods by the Intake for Japanese Adults

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Radioactivity levels in 137 foods commonly consumed daily in Japan were evaluated to determine the committed effective dose in the Japanese adults. The levels of radioactivity for ^<238>U, ^<232>Th, ^<226>Ra, ^<210>Pb, ^<210>Po, ^<90>Sr, ^<137>Cs and ^<239+240>Pu were ND-5.2Bq/kg fresh weight, ND-0.18Bq/kg fresh weight, ND-3.9Bq/kg fresh weight, ND-45Bq/kg fresh weight, ND-120Bq/kg fresh weight, ND-9.9Bq/kg fresh weight, ND-19Bq/kg fresh weight and ND-0.010Bq/kg fresh weight, respectively. The committed effective dose was estimated to be 0.80mSv from the intake of the foods. The effective dose was greater than the world mean value for adults of 0.12mSv by natural radioactive elements in the uranium and thorium series from the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2000 because of the large contribution from ^<210>Po in seafood.

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    110007226760
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN00228458
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    Journal Article
  • ISSN
    03676110
  • NDL Article ID
    10295817
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZN36(科学技術--原子力工学・工業) // ZS45(科学技術--医学--放射線医学)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z16-696
  • Data Source
    CJP  CJPref  NDL  NII-ELS  J-STAGE 
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