459.220 - General licenses: Luminous safety devices for aircraft

459.220. General licenses: Luminous safety devices for aircraft

1. A general license is issued to own, receive, acquire, possess and use tritium or promethium-147 contained in luminous safety devices for use in aircraft, if:

(a) Each device contains not more than 10 curies of tritium or 300 millicuries of promethium-147; and

(b) Each device has been manufactured, assembled or imported in accordance with a specific license issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or each device has been manufactured or assembled in accordance with the specifications contained in a specific license issued by the Division or any agreement state to the manufacturer or assembler of such device pursuant to licensing requirements equivalent to those in 10 C.F.R. § 32.53 of the regulations of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

2. Persons who own, receive, acquire, possess or use luminous safety devices pursuant to the general license in subsection 1 are exempt from the requirements of NAC 459.320 to 459.374, inclusive, and 459.780 to 459.794, inclusive, except that they shall comply with the provisions of NAC 459.369 and 459.3695.

3. This general license does not authorize:

(a) The manufacture, assembly or repair of luminous safety devices containing radioactive material.

(b) The ownership, receipt, acquisition, possession or use of promethium-147 contained in instrument dials.

4. This general license is subject to the provisions of NAC 459.124 to 459.134, inclusive, 459.198, 459.208 and 459.312.

Bd. of Health, Radiation Control Reg. §§, eff. 2-28-80-NAC A 1-18-94; R149-07, 1-30-2008

NRS 459.201

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