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Queen's University

Radioactive & Hazardous Materials

Radio isotopes, radioactive material and any equipment containing or intended for working with radioactive material may only be purchased through the Department of Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) and may only be procured with a Purchase Order (PO). The PO must use the commodity code  six (06) “Radioisotopes” in order to be approved by EH&S. The University is licensed to buy radioactive material and EH&S are charged with control and acquisition authority. Procurement of these materials is not permitted by any other method. Use of Procurement or Credit Cards for these materials is strictly forbidden and may result in the removal of the card if used and/or disciplinary measures.

All other inquiries on governmental requirements, applicable laws, required safety equipment, etc. for acquiring hazardous materials must be directed to EH&S.

Environmental Health & Safety

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000