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US Decontamination Technology Used in Japan to Remediate Contaminated Schools


Little Lamb Kindergarten studentsDeconGel® nuclear decontaminant (www.decongel.com or http://www.decongel.com/jp) is a novel polymer-based decontamination technology developed by CBI Polymers for radiological, nuclear and chemical threats. According to CBI Polymers, DeconGel “is a safe, water-soluble, peelable hydrogel, with unique capacity to bind, encapsulate, and remove surface radioactive and chemical contaminants. DeconGel nuclear decontaminant is used by U.S. Department of Energy sites for remediation of radiological, nuclear, and hazardous chemical substances. It’s also useful for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) first responder units concerned with immediate clean-up after major hazardous materials (HAZMAT) incidents. In addition, DeconGel nuclear decontaminant removes toxic elements such as lead, beryllium, mercury, arsenic, cadmium, chromium, and iron oxide. Continue reading

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