Nuclear Technology and Health

Control and distribution of radiopharmaceuticals

All radiopharmaceuticals used in Norwegian hospitals are inspected and controlled by the Isotope Laboratories

The Institute’s Isotope Laboratories are organized as a pharmacy for radiopharmaceuticals and provide advice and guidance on the use of such products. All radiopharmaceuticals used in Norwegian hospitals are ordered and distributed by the Isotope Laboratories.

The control of the products performed at the Isotope Laboratories include a pharmaceutical and radiation protection related control and is an important part of the total quality assurance of the patient’s medical treatment.