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Taking iodine tablets in the event of a nuclear accident

Taking iodine tablets in the event of a nuclear accident

28.01.2019

Under 40 years of age, pregnant, breast-feeding or having children at home? If so, we recommend that you store iodine tablets at home. These tablets can provide protection against radioactive iodine in the event of a nuclear accident and should only be taken on the advice of the public authorities.

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International collaboration

International collaboration

18.07.2017

The arms race during the cold war led to the production of large quantities of nuclear materials in the former Soviet Union. A great number of these were stored under poor safety conditions, endangering health and the environment.

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