459.232 - General licenses: Ice detection devices

459.232. General licenses: Ice detection devices

1. A general license is issued to own, receive, acquire, possess, use and transfer strontium-90 contained in ice detection devices, if each device contains not more than 50 microcuries of strontium-90 and each device has been manufactured or imported in accordance with a specific license issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or each device has been manufactured in accordance with the specifications contained in a specific license issued by the Division or any agreement state to the manufacturer of a device pursuant to licensing requirements equivalent to those in 10 C.F.R. § 32.61 of the regulations of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

2. Persons who own, receive, acquire, possess, use or transfer strontium-90 contained in ice detection devices pursuant to the general license in subsection 1:

(a) Shall, upon occurrence of visually observable damage, such as a bend or crack or discoloration from overheating to the device, discontinue use of the device until it has been inspected, tested for leakage and repaired by a person holding a specific license from the Division, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or an agreement state to manufacture or service such devices or shall dispose of the device pursuant to the provisions of NAC 459.3355 and 459.359 to 459.3615, inclusive;

(b) Shall ensure that all labels affixed to the device at the time of receipt, and which bear a statement which prohibits removal of the labels, are maintained; and

(c) Are exempt from the requirements of NAC 459.320 to 459.374, inclusive, and 459.780 to 459.794, inclusive, except that the persons shall comply with the provisions of NAC 459.3355, 459.359 to 459.3615, inclusive, 459.369 and 459.3695.

3. This general license does not authorize the manufacture, assembly, disassembly or repair of strontium-90 in ice detection devices.

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. §§ 3.4.2.8-3.4.2.8.4, eff. 2-28-80-NAC A 1-18-94; R149-07, 1-30-2008

NRS 459.201

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