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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 13:

      Section: 26:13-20: Protective action relative to radiological emergency, conditions.

20. The commissioner may authorize any school, health care facility, child care center or youth camp to provide potassium iodide as a supplemental protective action during a radiological emergency to residents, staff members, minors or other persons present in such facility, if:

a. prior written permission has been obtained from each resident or representative of a resident, staff member, or parent or guardian of a minor for providing the potassium iodide; and

b. each person providing permission has been advised, in writing: (1) that the ingestion of potassium iodide is voluntary only, (2) about the contraindications of taking potassium iodide and (3) about the potential side effects of taking potassium iodide.


This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

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