About us

The Institute of Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) is the French public expert in research and expertise on nuclear and radiological risks. It brings together more than 1,500 specialists: engineers, researchers, doctors, agronomists, veterinarians and technicians  who are expert in the fields of nuclear safety and radiation protection. The IRSN dosimetry Laboratory is the French leader in the field of passive dosimetry.

For more than 50 years, the Laboratory has carried out dosimetric monitoring  of workers in areas as diverse as the nuclear and non-nuclear industry, the medical sector, research and teaching laboratories, national defense, aeronautics and Space. The Laboratory is certified ISO 9001: 2008 for all its activities, which guarantees the quality of the processes set up to meet its customers needs. In addition, the French Accreditation Committee (COFRAC) recognized the technical expertise of the Laboratory for measurements (reference n ° 1-5031 – specifics  are available on the website www.cofrac.fr)


Thanks to the latest technological innovations both from its dosimeters and operating process, the laboratory has one of the highest capacities has a unique measurement capacity in Europe which allows the analysis  of more conducting more than 10,000 dosimeter analysis per day.


Through our range of services we offer:

    • individual dosimeters, environmental dosimeters, or workplace studies dosimeters according to your needs
    • The measurement and analysis of the dosimeters returned to our laboratory
    • Dispatching of dosimetric results in compliance with regulations
    • Archiving of dosimetric data over a given regulatory period
    • High-performance dosimetric monitoring
    • State-of-the-art dosimeters
    • A simple, efficient service adapted to your expectations.
    • Advice and expertise in passive dosimetry

    Because we believe that customer service is an essential part of our business, our expertise is not limited solely to the supply of passive dosimeters, but to a complete range of services adapted to your needs.


    • 170 000 monitored workers
    • 24 000 customers
    • 1 250 000 analyzes per year
    • 140 000 parcels sent per year


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    • You send us all necessary data / information
    • We prepare and send you dosimeters
    • You manage the dispatch of dosimeters
    • You manage the return of exposed dosimeters to our facility
    • We do the measurement
    • We send you the analysis results
      • You manage the communication of these results

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