This category covers smoke detectors, watches, clocks, glow in the dark items, ceramics, and other things that contain or may contain radioactivity that you might purchase.
FAQs Developed by the HPS
The following FAQ has been developed by our topic editors for this category:
|Is Anything We Use in Everyday Life Radioactive?|
Relevant HPS Web Pages
The following HPS Web pages also address this category:
|AARST Granite Position Statement_8_04_2008|
|Consumer Products Fact Sheet|
|Natural and Man-Made Radiation Sources|
|Radiation from granite countertops|
Questions Answered by HPS Experts
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