Highlights for Jan - Jun 2018

Collective highlights of BRIT for previous months of the calendar year 2018.

  • 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 radiography cameras.
  • 9800 Tritium Filled Luminous Sources have been supplied to Defence Organisation.
  • 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 processing.
  • 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. (Mumbai)
    • 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.
Updated: Thursday August 02, 2018 11:35