This standard is applicable to the radiological safety of portable handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis equipment utilizing a miniature X-ray tube as the source of ionizing radiation. The object of this standard is to establish performance specifications for general radiation, electrical, safety and environmental characteristics of the design and operation, and test methods in relation to radiological safety for portable XRF analysis equipment utilizing a miniature X-ray tube.

This Document is related to the following Topics (in bold):

71.040 Analytical chemistry
71.120 Equipment for the chemical industry

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