NA 080

DIN Standards Committee Radiology


Radiological protection - General requirements for proficiency tests for in vivo radiobioassay (ISO 23588:2023); German and English version prEN ISO 23588:2024


This document specifies general requirements for proficiency tests that are offered to in vivo bioassay measurement facilities operating a whole-body counter (WBC) or partial body counter (PBC) for monitoring of persons. This document covers proficiency tests that involve only the quantification of radionuclides and tests that require the identification of radionuclides and their activity. This document does not define specific requirements on administrative aspects of proficiency testing, such as shipping and finance, that may be the subject of national or international regulation.





Planned document number

DIN EN ISO 23588

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Responsible national committee

NA 080-00-03 AA - Nuclear medicine  

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 430 - Nuclear energy, nuclear technologies, and radiological protection  

Responsible international committee

ISO/TC 85/SC 2/WG 13 - Monitoring and dosimetry for internal exposure  

draft standard

Radiological protection - General requirements for proficiency tests for in vivo radiobioassay (ISO 23588:2023); German and English version prEN ISO 23588:2024
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