Ordering Radioactive Material

All requests for radioactive material must be approved by the Radiation Safety Officer. This includes internal and external transfers of radioactive material.
If the radioactive material is going to be purchased from a vendor:
1. Complete a Request for Radioactive Material (RSO-3)
2. Submit the form to the RSO by email or by fax at 7-2210.
3. An authorization number will be assigned for the shipment if the order is approved.
4. Place the order with the vendor with the shipping instructions listed below.
If the radioactive material is being transferred to/from another FAU Authorized User:
1. Complete a Transfer of Radioactive Material form (RSO-4)
2. Submit the form to the RSO by email or by fax at 7-2210.
If the radioactive material is being transferred to/from another licensee:
1. Complete a Transfer of Radioactive Material form (RSO-4)
2. Submit the form to the RSO by email or by fax at 7-2210.
3. If the material is being received from another licensee then follow the shipping instructions below.
4. If the material is being shipped to another licensee, the RSO will ship the material to the licensee.
Shipping Instructions
All packages of radioactive material must be delivered to:
Environmental Health & Safety Office
Bldg 69, Campus Operations Building
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
This page updated March 27, 2003