"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."
Madame Marie Curie
The Radiation Division sets standards for the safe operation of equipment that produces radiation and for the possession, use, storage, transportation and disposal of radioactive material. The Division inspects facilities that use radioactive material, x-ray machines and other radiation producing devices and is responsible for responding to reports of accidents and incidents involving radioactive materials.
Radiation Emitting Device Users
Diagnostic and Therapeutic X-Ray (DTX) Devices Program (Medical X-Ray)
Radioactive Materials and Industrial (RMI) Devices Program (Ionizing Radiation)
Other Radiation Programs
Nuclear Topics (including Nuclear Energy Advisory Council (NEAC) Reports)
General Radiation Information
Americium in Ionization Smoke Detectors (Link to EPA)
Radiation Emitting Products (Link to US FDA)
Radioactivity in Antiques (Link to EPA)
- Cell Phone Towers (Link to CT Department of Public Health)
- Cell Phones (Link to CT Department of Public Health)
- Electric and Magnetic Fields (Link to CT Department of Public Health)
General Questions: Contact the Radiation Program at 860-424-3029.
Content Last Updated January 2020