459.228 - General licenses: Prepackaged units of radioactive material for in vitro testing

459.228. General licenses: Prepackaged units of radioactive material for in vitro testing

A general license is issued to any physician, clinical laboratory or hospital to receive, acquire, possess, transfer or use, for any of the following stated tests, in accordance with the provisions of NAC 459.230, the following radioactive materials in prepackaged units:

1. Iodine 125, iodine 131, selenium 75, cobalt 57 and carbon 14 in units not exceeding 10 microcuries each for use in in vitro clinical or laboratory tests not involving internal or external administration of radioactive material, or the radiation therefrom, to human beings or animals.

2. Hydrogen 3 (tritium) in units not exceeding 50 microcuries each for use in in vitro clinical or laboratory tests not involving internal or external administration of radioactive material, or its radiation, to human beings or animals.

3. Iron 59 in units not exceeding 20 microcuries each for use in in vitro clinical or laboratory tests not involving internal or external administration or radioactive material, or its radiation, to human beings or animals.

4. Mock iodine 125 reference or calibration sources in units not exceeding 0.05 microcurie of iodine 129 and 0.005 microcurie of americium 241 each for use in in vitro clinical or laboratory tests not involving internal or external administration of radioactive material, or radiation from it to human beings or animals.

Bd. of Health, Radiation Control Reg. ยงยง 3.4.2.7-3.4.2.7.1.4, eff. 2-28-80

NRS 459.201

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