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Rapid Radiation Decontamination: Introducing Our Quick Decon Solution (QDS)


Radiation contamination poses a significant threat to both human health and the environment. In the event of a nuclear accident, industrial mishap, or even a terrorist attack, the ability to rapidly decontaminate affected areas becomes crucial. Traditional decontamination methods can be time-consuming and labor-intensive, necessitating an innovative solution to address this critical issue. In this blog post, we introduce our Quick Decon Solution, a cutting-edge approach that revolutionizes the process of radiation decontamination.



Understanding the Challenge: Radiation contamination occurs when radioactive materials are released into the environment, resulting in potentially harmful exposure. Traditional decontamination methods involve physically removing or neutralizing the radioactive substances, which can be a slow and arduous process. Time is of the essence when it comes to minimizing the spread and impact of radiation, making it imperative to develop faster and more efficient decontamination solutions.

Introducing Quick Decon Solution: Our Quick Decon Solution is a state-of-the-art approach that combines advanced technologies and innovative strategies to achieve rapid and effective radiation decontamination. It offers several key advantages over traditional methods, including:

  1. Advanced Decontamination Agents: We have developed specialized decontamination agents that possess superior binding capabilities, enabling them to efficiently capture and immobilize radioactive particles. These agents are designed to work on various surfaces, including concrete, metal, soil, and vegetation, making them versatile in different scenarios.

  2. High-Efficiency Application: Our Quick Decon Solution employs cutting-edge technology, enabling the rapid and uniform distribution of decontamination agents over large areas. This significantly reduces the time required to treat contaminated surfaces and enhances the efficiency (80-90% on the first pass) of the decontamination process.

  3. FDA approved, Non-Destructive, and Environmentally Friendly: Unlike some traditional decontamination methods that involve the removal and disposal of contaminated materials, our solution minimizes waste generation. The immobilized radioactive particles can be safely contained and managed without causing further harm to the environment.

  4. GEL concentrate is now available: The QDS TM GEL is extremely desirable to use for Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) RX Cavity cleaning and use in general at NPP’s because of its unique ability to remove the radioactive contaminants from solution WITHOUT binding or affecting the resin binding sites. The Decon GEL has NO Ionics (available free radicals) and contains no detergents and thus is ‘inert’ to the resin materials. Therefore, the active ‘sites’ for the Rad Waste resins are left uncompromised/unused and available to filter out the targeted contaminants from the RCS, etc.

For the above reasons, and because the Quick Decon solution is 98% H2O, it passes straight through the resins with no negative effects.

Each solution is ion-specific and specially prepared to address a specific chemical group.

  • The Transition Metals (TM) solution will pick up Cesium, Cobalt, Strontium, Chromium, Manganese, Iron, Zinc & Nickel.

  • The Actinide (A) solution will pick up Plutonium, Uranium, Titanium, Technetium, Americium, Radium, etc.

  • The Halogen (H) solution will pick up Iodine, Fluorine, Chlorine, etc



In conclusion, radiation decontamination is a critical task that demands a swift and efficient response. Our Quick Decon Solution offers a revolutionary approach to address this challenge. By combining advanced decontamination agents, high-efficiency application methods, and non-destructive processes, we have developed a solution that significantly enhances the speed and effectiveness of radiation decontamination efforts. As we continue to refine and expand our family of Quick Decon Solutions, we are committed to safeguarding human health and the environment in the face of radiation emergencies. Together, we can build a safer and more resilient future, where rapid response and effective decontamination are paramount.


Have questions? Feel free to contact us at 770.332.0092, or send us an email at contact@rtlasersafety.com.


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