Updated July 1st, 2007
Affinity Labelling Technologies Inc.
235 Bolivar Street
Phone: (859) 388-9445
Fax: (859) 388-9645
American Radiolabelled Chemicals
101 Arc Dr.
Phone: (314) 991-4545
Fax: (314) 991-4692
American Radiolabelled Chemicals (Canada) Inc.
8988 Fraserton Court, Suite 310
Canada, V5J 5H8
Phone: (604) 222-2920
Fax: (604) 222-2946
Location of labs using radioisotopes on the downtown McGill campus
Location of labs using radioisotopes on the MacDonald McGill campus
Major spills involve more than 100 exemption quantities, or contamination of personnel, or release of volatile material.
The use of unsealed radioisotopes regularly gives rise to radioactive waste, which has to be disposed of in a responsible and safe manner. The waste may include residual amounts of the original radionuclide, disposable containers (vials, pipette tips, etc.), partially decayed or surplus sealed sources, contaminated solids and radioactive animals. The disposal procedures are based on the following principles: