University of Vermont

 

Radiation Safety Office, 004 Rowell Building

Phone: 656-2570, FAX: 656-8876

 

RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL PRICE LIST

(as of 7/1/04)

Liquid Scintillation Waste: (Vials or Bulk Liquid)

  1. Exempt Category – scintillation fluid with 3H or 14C (≤ 0.05 uCi/ml)
  2. Mixed Category – scintillation fluid with isotope ≤ 109 day half-live
  3. Regulated Category in biodegradable scintillation fluid ≥ 110 day half-live

 

Vial Size

Exempt

Mixed / Regulated

4 ml

$12.60 /100 vials

$48.50 /100 vials

6 ml

$21.35 /100 vials

$72.75 /100 vials

7 ml

$24.25 /100 vials

$85.35 /100 vials

10 ml

$34.90 /100 vials

$122.30 /100 vials

20 ml

$69.85 /100 vials

$244.45/ 100 vials


       4.  Bulk Liquid Scintillation Fluid          


Exempt, Organic Scintillation Fluid

$24.25 /gallon

Mixed/Regulated, Organic Scintillation Fluid

$169.75 /gallon

Exempt/Mixed/Regulated, Biodegradable Fluid

$77.60 /gallon


Waste Stored For Decay:  

Isotopes with a half-life less than 90 days stored for decay.

Isotopes

Solid Lab Trash

Bulk Liquid

P-32 or half-lives ≤ 14 days

$ 7.10 /gallon

$ 9.75 /gallon

Cr-51, I-125 or half-lives between 14-65 days

$12.60 /gallon

$14.70 /gallon

S-35 or half-lives between 65-90 days

$15.80 /gallon

$17.85 /gallo


Incineration of Decay-in-Storage: (When decayed by labs) - $1.65 /pound

Long-Lived Waste: 

All isotopes with a half-live greater than 90 days.

Category

Cost

Dry Lab Trash

$58.20 /gallon

Bulk Liquid (non-hazardous)

$77.60 /gallon

Animal Carcasses / Biological Tissue

$58.20 /gallon

 

Please call the RSO at 656-2570 to make an appointment for a waste pickup.

Last modified June 30 2004 09:51 AM

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