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Radiation-Emitting Products

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Do I have to label all my films with the mAs, kVp, compressed breast thickness or compression force used?

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No. The regulations do not require that mammographic images be labeled with mAs, kVp, compression force or compressed breast thickness. However, a facility has the option to include this information on the film if it believes the information is beneficial.

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