Scotland - Ni-63 sources

Source: Ionactive News Service (via RPA 2000).

For Scotland only. From the 1 September 2018, the exemption for holding electrodeposited Ni-63 sources (such as those used in gas chromatographs ECD detectors) is removed. This means that holders (users) of such sources much declare them to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

Full statement is here: SEPA Ni-63 statement.

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