CLAS Certificate Number 2018-01

Company name Nordion Dosimetry Laboratory
Company address 447 March Road
Kanata, Ontario K2K 1X8
Contact Christopher Howard
Telephone: 613-592-3400 ext. 2045
Fax: 613-482-4650
Email: chris.howard@nordion.com
Clients served
  • All interested parties
Fields of calibration
  • Ionizing Radiation
Accreditation body
  • Standards Council of Canada (SCC)
ISO/IEC 17025
  • SCC file number: 151084
  • First issued
  • Issue 3.0e

This CLAS Certificate is published by the CLAS service of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in cooperation with the laboratory accreditation of the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). The accreditation body recognizes the capability of the named laboratory for being able to perform calibrations as per the listed Calibration and Measurement Capabilities with metrological traceability to the International System of Units (SI) or to standards acceptable to CLAS. See supplementary notes.

Ionizing radiation

Measured quantity & range or instrument Expanded measurement uncertainty Type of service Remarks
High-dose dosimetry (20/I02)

Evaluation of Transfer- standard and Reference- standard Dosimeters for Co‑60 Gamma Irradiators

Alanine (4-pellets)

20 Gy to 500 Gy 2.2 % I Results reported as absorbed dose to water.
0.25 kGy to 10 kGy 2.0 %
2 kGy to 80 kGy 2.0 %

Evaluation of Transfer- standard and Reference- standard Dosimeters for Electron Beam Irradiators in the energy range 6 MeV to 25 MeV

Alanine (4-pellets)

20 Gy to 500 Gy 2.4 % Results reported as absorbed dose to water
0.25 kGy to 10 kGy 2.3 %
2 kGy to 80 kGy 2.2 %
Co‑60 Irradiation of Dosimeters for Known Absorbed-dose Levels 300 Gy to 250 kGy 1.7 % Results reported as absorbed dose to water.
Calibration of Routine Dosimeters using Reference- standard or Transfer-standard Dosimeters 20 Gy to 80 kGy 3.4 % Results reported as absorbed-dose values or may be analyzed for dosimeter response and reported as a calibration curve.