kilogray


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kilogray

(ˈkɪləˌɡreɪ)
n
1. (Units) one thousand grays
2. (Nuclear Physics) one thousand grays
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Craven noted she is seeing an increased number of sensitive products that can't handle the traditional higher doses associated with radiation sterilization in the 25-50 kilogray range.
One of our customers had a drug-coated stent, and the drug could only get 30 kilogray [kGy]," recalled Larry Nichols, chief operating officer of Nutek Corporation, an irradiation sterilizer based in Hayward, Calif.
Today, the amount a device is exposed to gamma irradiation is expressed in the international standard of KiloGray (KGy).
095 kilogray (kGy) per min, at 4 C in an aerobic environment.
At the same time, the Joint Expert Committee on Food Irradiation (JECFI), which represents most countries, concluded that all foods irradiated with 10 kilogray (kGy) or less, the maximum level for food pasteurization, was not toxic and would not affect the nutrients.
The FDA has been asked to allow an increase in irradiation levels from 1 kilogray to 4 kilograys to kill pathogens.
Published in the July 2000 issue of the Journal of Food Protection, Rajkowski's research showed that a 2 kiloGray level of irradiation achieves a 100,000-fold, reduction in pathogens, the level recommended by the Food and Drug Administration.
The current international radiation limit is 10 kiloGray -- the equivalent of 330 million chest X-rays, or 2,000 times the fatal radiation dose for humans.
FDA found "there is little change in the levels of individual fatty acids, or in the structure, digestibility, or biological value of protein, when shell eggs are treated with ionizing radiation up to 3 kiloGray (kGy).
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One kilogray will discourage many microorganisms, and 4.