Committed Effective Dose Equivalent Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 20.1003 [Title 10 – Energy; Chapter I -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Part 20 -- Standards for Protection Against Radiation; Subpart A -- General Provisions], the term committed effective dose equivalent (H[E,50]) “is the sum of the products of the weighting factors applicable to each of the body organs or tissues that are irradiated and the committed dose equivalent to these organs or tissues (H[E,50] = [SIGMA] w[T]H[T,50]).”