CIRC to supply gamma irradiation facility to Bangladesh

The China Isotope & Radiation Corporation (CIRC), a member of iia, has won a contract to supply a gamma irradiation facility to the Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA).  This is the first such project commissioned by a foreign government to CIRC and is expected to result in enhanced levels of international cooperation by the organisation.

The gamma irradiator will have a capacity of over one million curies and is designed for the treatment of foods, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

Follow this link to the CNNC announcement

For additional information, follow this link to World Nuclear News website

Image information: A rendering of the irradiation plan, courtesy of China Isotope & Radiation Corporation (CIRC)

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