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Committed effective dose

The committed effective dose (E(50)) is obtained by multiplying the committed equivalent dose (HT(50)) for each organ by the tissue weighting factor (wT) for that organ, and subsequently sum all the products:

E(50) = ∑ wT×HT(50)

The corresponding unit is sievert (Sv).

Related dose quantities:

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