Echoes of Fukushima: in Primorye detained radioactive parts

In the seaport of Vladivostok customs officers discovered radioactive parts. Dangerous goods arrived at the checkpoint on the boat from Japan, according to “News:Primorye” with reference to press Secretary of the Vladivostok customs Asya Careful.

During the radiation control of the Vladivostok customs officers found the beta radiation in parts of the Audi TT Coupé — the internal combustion engine, the bodywork and the rear suspension. Information about this discovery has been forwarded to the Office of Rospotrebnadzor in Primorsky Krai. The evaluation showed that the products do not meet sanitary regulations on radiation safety due to the presence of beta radiation.

As the chief of Department of customs control of radioactive materials of the Vladivostok customs Maxim Shesternin, since the beginning of this year already the second case of detection of radioactive products from Japan. In January, customs officers discovered radioactive car. This is all the echoes of the accident at the nuclear plant Fukushima-1, which occurred in 2011, the consequences of which still remained. Customs officers will continue to monitor imports of this product category.

Text: GTRK “Vladivostok”