Committee on the Biological Effects of lonizing Radiation; a committee of the National Research Council of the USA which publishes a series of reports informing the US government on the effects of ionizing radiation. The BEIR Committee published the following reports:

  • BEIR III 1980: “The Effects on Populations of Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation”;
  • BEIR IV 1988: “Health Effects of Radon and Other Internally Deposited Alpha-Emitters”;
  • BEIR V 1990: “Health Effects of Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation”;
  • BEIR VI 1999: “The Health Effects of Exposure to Indoor Radon”,
  • BEIR VII, Phase 1 1998: “Health Risks from Exposure to Low Levels of ionizing radiation, Phase 1“,
  • BEIR VII, Phase 2 2006: “Health Risks from Exposure to Low Levels of ionizing radiation, Phase 2.