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Radiation-Emitting Products

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Intensifying Screens

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900.12(b)(12): Intensifying screens. The facility shall use intensifying screens for mammography that have been designated by the screen manufacturer as appropriate for mammography and shall use film that is matched to the screen’s spectral output as specified by the manufacturer.


  1. How can the facility establish the match between the film and the screen output?

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