10 CFR 73.6 - Exemptions for certain quantities and kinds of special nuclear material.

§ 73.6 Exemptions for certain quantities and kinds of special nuclear material.
A licensee is exempt from the requirements of 10 CFR part 26 and §§ 73.20, 73.25, 73.26, 73.27, 73.45, 73.46, 73.70 and 73.72 with respect to the following special nuclear material:
(a) Uranium-235 contained in uranium enriched to less than 20 percent in the U-235 isotope:
(b) Special nuclear material which is not readily separable from other radioactive material and which has a total external radiation dose rate in excess of 100 rems per hour at a distance of 3 feet from any accessible surface without intervening shielding; and
(c) Special nuclear material in a quantity not exceeding 350 grams of uranium-235, uranium-233, plutonium, or a combination thereof, possessed in any analytical, research, quality control, metallurgical or electronic laboratory.
(d) Special nuclear material that is being transported by the United States Department of Energy transport system.
(e) Special nuclear material at non-power reactors.
Licensees subject to § 73.60 are not exempted from §§ 73.70 and 73.72, and licensees subject to § 73.67(e) are not exempted from § 73.72 of this part.
[40 FR 52841, Nov. 13, 1975, as amended at 44 FR 68187, Nov. 28, 1979; 58 FR 31471, June 3, 1993]

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  • 2014-07-22; vol. 79 # 140 - Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    1. 79 FR 42474 - Enhanced Security at Fuel Cycle Facilities; Special Nuclear Material Transportation
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      Draft regulatory basis; extension of comment period.
      The due date for comments requested in the document published on June 18, 2014 (79 FR 34641) is extended. Comments must be filed no later than October 17, 2014. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the NRC is able to ensure consideration only for comments received before this date.
      10 CFR Parts 26 and 73