Highlights for Jan - Jun 2018
Collective highlights of BRIT for previous months of the calendar year 2018.
Thursday August 02, 2018 11:35
Eight No. of Cobalt-60 teletherapy source has been supplied to hospital in India for cancer treatment.
2250 kCi of Cobalt-60 industrial grade source have been supplied
to irradiator plant.
More than 11 kCi of Ir-192 sources (300 Nos.) have been supplied for
9800 Tritium Filled Luminous Sources have been supplied to
Two Blood Irradiator-2000 units with Cs-137 source has been supplied to hospital.
Three Gamma Chambers-5000 units have been supplied to
universities/institutions for research purpose.
More than 9200 Nos. of Technetium Cold Kits have been supplied to various
hospitals in India
730 Nos. of Technetium-99m Generator have been supplied to
various hospitals in India
320 Ci of I-131 have been supplied to various hospitals for both
diagnostic and therapeutic purpose.
150 Ci of FDG-F18 have been supplied to various hospitals in
Mumbai for PET scanning.
3000 Cu.m. of medical supplies have been sterilised
using gamma radiation processing.
2300 Tons of materials (spices, pet feed, herbal raw material,
colour powder etc.) have been processed using gamma radiation
MoUs signed for setting up Gamma Radiation Processing Plants for
disinfestation of food products and sterilization of healthcare
products with :
- Microtrol Sterilization Services Pvt. Ltd.
- HiMedia laboratories Pvt. Ltd. (Mumbai)
- M/s Solas Industries (NOIDA) and M/s Zarims Drynamics LLP (Ahmedabad)
Kits for the preparation of 99mTc-Radiopharmaceutical injection,
were exported to Chile.
Initiated the supply of no-carrier-added (NCA)
177Lu as Lutetium
Chloride radiochemical (New Product Code: LU-4) to RMC.
For the first time trouble shooting using angular gamma scanning
was carried at a Mumbai refinery for huge catalyst loss from the
Fluidised Catalyst Cracking Unit.
Mo-99m in organic form was successfully used as an industrial
radiotracer to identify the leaky heat exchanger in a refinery.
Production and supply of 177Lu-EDTMP started in lieu of
153Sm-EDTMP. This product is used for bone pain palliation.
Production of 'Kit for preparation of 188Re-HEDP injection',
useful for bone pain palliation , started as a part of
technology transfer from RPhD, BARC.