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Substance Name: Ionizing Radiation
ID: D011839000


  • Electromagnetic or corpuscular radiation capable of producing ions, directly or indirectly, in its passage through matter. The wavelengths are equal to or smaller than those of short (far) ultraviolet radiation and include gamma and X-rays and high-energy elementary particles.
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Ionizing Radiation

MeSH Heading

  • Radiation, ionizing


  • alpha particles
  • alpha-radiation
  • beta particles
  • beta-radiation
  • Electromagnetic Radiation, Ionizing
  • gamma radiation
  • HSDB 7439
  • Ionizing Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Ionizing Radiation
  • Radiation
  • Radiation, ionizing
  • Radiation, Ionizing Electromagnetic
  • x-radiation

Registry Number

  • D011839000