Lens of the Eye Dosimetry Hp(3) Headbands


Lens of the Eye Dosimetry, Hp(3), has become increasingly important with the changes recommended by ICRP 103 (Statement on Tissue Reactions). IAEA Reference: ICRP issues statement lowering threshold for eye lens

    • Addresses the ICRP 103 Dose Reduction Changes for Eye Dose Monitoring
    • Preferred solution over side of head mounting to minimize angular dependence
    • IEC-62387 now includes Hp(3)
    • Designed for use with the Harshaw TLD Chipstrate (ordered separately)
    • Incorporates a 300 mg/cm2 PTFE filter for Hp(3)
    • 1 or 3 TLD detector versions
    • Velcro back for easy size adjustment
    • Easy to wear, comfortable and non-obtrusive
    • Available in customized quantities


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     TLD Headband


    Harshaw TLD EYE-D Dosimeter
    Angular Dependence Lower – Filter is closer to the TLD Greater – Filter is further from TLD
    Easy to Wear Yes No – Hard to attach
    Continuous Chain of Custody Yes - Barcoded Chipstrates No - Loose TLD Chips with No Barcode
    Easy to Handle Chipstrates

    Yes - Chipstrates are Easy to Handle

    No - Bare TLD Chips are Hard to Handle

    Automated Readout Yes - Up to 400 or 2,800 in Harshaw TLD Model 6600 or Model 8800 Minimal - Only 1, 4 or 50 in Manual Reader, RADOS 2000 or Harshaw TLD Model 5500
    Restricts Peripheral Vision No
    Sterilizable Yes - Cold & Gas Sterilizable Possible
    Fits Behind Safety Glasses Yes Yes - may create a blind spot.


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