TOKYO (majirox news) — Japan’s first household radiation detectors will go on sale in October to meet demand arising from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor continuing to ooze radiation, according to S.T. Corporation on July 26.
S.T. Corp.’s Air Counter will go on sale online and at drug stores in the Kanto and Tohoku regions from Oct. 20 at a retail price of 15,750 yen ($201).
Radiation detectors will also be sold together with a simple handbook providing basic information about radiation. Tokyo Metropolitan Government Prof. Masahiro Fukushi will oversee the project for S.T. Corp.