La. Admin. Code tit. 33, § XV-718 - Authorization for Calibration, Transmission, and Reference Sources

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 3, March 20, 2022

A. Any person authorized by LAC 33:XV.702 for medical use of byproduct material may receive, possess, and use the following byproduct material for check, calibration, transmission, and reference use:
1. sealed sources manufactured and distributed by persons specifically licensed in accordance with Chapter 3 of these regulations or equivalent provisions of the U.S. NRC, an agreement state, or a licensing state, and that do not exceed 30 millicuries (1.11 GBq) each;
2. sealed sources redistributed by a licensee authorized to redistribute the sealed sources manufactured and distributed by a person licensed under LAC 33:XV.328.L or equivalent agreement state regulations, providing the redistributed sealed sources are in the original packaging and shielding and are accompanied by the manufacturer's approved instructions and do not exceed 30 mCi (1.11 GBq) each;
3. any byproduct material with a half-life of 120 days or less in individual amounts not to exceed 15 millicuries (0.56 GBq);
4. any byproduct material with a half-life greater than 120 days in individual amounts not to exceed the smaller of 200 microcuries (7.4 MBq) or 1000 times the quantities in LAC 33:XV.499.Appendix C; or
5. technetium-99m in amounts as needed.
B. Byproduct material in sealed sources authorized by this provision shall not be:
1. used for medical use as defined in LAC 33:XV.102 except in accordance with the requirements in LAC 33:XV.739; or
2. combined (i.e., bundled or aggregated) to create an activity greater than the maximum activity of any single sealed source authorized under this Section.
C. A licensee using calibration, transmission, and reference sources in accordance with the requirements in Subsections A or B of this Section need not list these sources on a specific medical use license.

Notes

La. Admin. Code tit. 33, § XV-718
Promulgated by the Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Air Quality and Radiation Protection, Radiation Protection Division, LR 18:34 (January 1992), Amended by the Office of the Secretary, Legal Affairs and Criminal Investigations Division, LR 471856 (12/1/2021).
AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 30:2001 et seq. and 2104.B.

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