Tritium is a rare isotype of hydrogen, and the only radioactive form of this widespread natural element. Learn about how we regulate tritium releases from nuclear reactors and processing facilities to ensure the health and safety of people and protection of the environment.
Discover the basics about this radioisotope
Learn about how tritium is monitored and regulated in Canada
Read about CNSC studies and other Canadian research on tritium releases in Canada
Ask CNSC experts a question about tritium
View open data from Health Canada’s Radiological Monitoring Network (CRMN)
Read about Canada's Response to Fukushima.
Learn more about our work on this proposed project.
Under our administrative arrangement, Canada can supply the world’s largest fusion experiment with tritium.
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