Method for disposing of radioactively labeled animal carcasses

  • US 5,332,532 A
  • Filed: 12/09/1992
  • Issued: 07/26/1994
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/09/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method for producing a safely disposable solution from animal tissue containing radioactive materials comprising the steps of:

  • providing a highly basic solvent;

    heating said highly basic solvent;

    immersing said animal tissue containing radioactive materials in said highly basic solvent;

    allowing said animal tissue to remain within said highly basic solvent until substantially digested; and

    forming a solution containing a substantially de minimis concentration ofradioactive materials.

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