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DIN EN IEC 62401 VDE 0493-3-4:2020-06

Radiation protection instrumentation

Alarming personal radiation devices (PRDs) for the detection of illicit trafficking of radioactive material

(IEC 62401:2017); German version EN IEC 62401:2019
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2020-06
VDE Art. No.: 0400389

This standard applies to alarming radiation detection instruments that are pocket-sized, carried on the body and used to detect and indicate the presence and general magnitude of gamma-rays. Neutron detection may also be provided. Personal Radiation Devices (PRD) alert the user to the presence of a source of radiation that is distinctly above the measured average local background radiation level.