New Study Warns Against Radium-Dialed Watches

New Study Warns Against Radium-Dialed Watches

Postby Racer-X » June 27th 2018, 9:44pm

"According to a five-year study carried out by research teams at the University of Northampton and Kingston University, and funded by UNESCO, the International Union of Geological Sciences, and the International Geoscience Programme, antique radium-dialed watches could be a legitimate health hazard for their owners."

http://wornandwound.com/new-study-warns-against-radium-dialed-watches/
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Re: New Study Warns Against Radium-Dialed Watches

Postby smellody » June 27th 2018, 9:53pm

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Re: New Study Warns Against Radium-Dialed Watches

Postby conjurer » June 27th 2018, 9:57pm

Just make sure you wear them outside. Otherwise, you'll inhale radon gases, which isn't, apparently, very good.
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Re: New Study Warns Against Radium-Dialed Watches

Postby conjurer » June 27th 2018, 10:10pm

What radon gas does:

Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, according to EPA estimates. Overall, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Radon is responsible for about 21,000 lung cancer deaths every year. About 2,900 of these deaths occur among people who have never smoked. On January 13, 2005, Dr. Richard H. Carmona, the U.S. Surgeon General, issued a national health advisory on radon.


--https://www.epa.gov/radon/health-risk-radon

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Re: New Study Warns Against Radium-Dialed Watches

Postby Racer-X » June 27th 2018, 10:21pm

These were very high levels, but it was also 30 watches in one room. According to the study, it was roughly 362 pCi/L in US Radon units. Divide by 30 watches and you have 12 pCi/L per watch. US EPA action level is 4 pCi/L.
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Re: New Study Warns Against Radium-Dialed Watches

Postby bobbee » June 28th 2018, 1:42am

Please, won't someone save all those watch repairman from impending doom? I mean, they have only been doing it for years and years and years and...
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