FDA X-ray Calibration Laboratory: Traceability to National Standards

Author

H. T. Heaton

Abstract

The Food and Drug Administration maintains an X-ray Calibration Facility to calibrate instruments that inspectors use to verify compliance with the Radiation Control Health and Safety Act (RCHSA) and the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA). To maintain a strong traceability to the national standards and to provide creditability to the calibrations, the Calibration Laboratory is accredited by NVLAP.

Meeting

This abstract was presented at the 33rd Annual Midyear Meeting, "Instrumentation, Measurements, and Electronic Dosimetry", Abstracts Session, 1/30/2000 - 2/2/2000, held in Virginia Beach, VA.

 
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