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This document specifies a method by liquid scintillation counting for the determination of tritium activity concentration in samples of marine waters, surface waters, ground waters, rain waters, drinking waters or of tritiated water ([3H]H2O) in effluents.

The method is not directly applicable to the analysis of organically bound tritium; its determination requires additional chemical processing of the sample (such as chemical oxidation or combustion).

With suitable technical conditions, the detection limit may be as low as 1 Bq·l−1. Tritium activity concentrations below 106 Bq·l−1 can be determined without any sample dilution.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2019-05
  • Edition : 3
    Number of pages : 25
  • :
    ISO/TC 147/SC 3
    Radioactivity measurements
  • 13.280
    Radiation protection
    13.060.60
    Examination of physical properties of water

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