Radioactive waste

The disposal of radioactive waste is subject to the Radiological Protection Law and Ordinance (LRaP, ORaP).

The treatment of radioactive waste depends on the activity and type of radioisotope. It is essential to strictly follow the decision tree available at the following link (english only):

Chemical and P1 biohazard wastes containing radioisotopes

For solutions containing uranium salts from laboratories P1 and P2 (e.g., uranium acetate), please consult the following decision tree (english only):

EM Staining with uranium salts in P1 ou P2 environments


For disposing sealed sources, please contact the SRPO: Emanuele Ripiccini.