459.241 - Specific licenses: Initial transfer of source material

459.241. Specific licenses: Initial transfer of source material

1. An application for a specific license to initially transfer source material for use pursuant to subsections 1 to 5, inclusive, of NAC 459.212, or equivalent regulations of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or an agreement state, will be approved if:

(a) The applicant satisfies the general requirements specified in NAC 459.238; and

(b) The applicant submits adequate information on, and the Division approves the methods to be used for quality control, labeling and providing safety instructions to, recipients.

2. Each person issued a license pursuant to subsection 1 shall:

(a) Label the immediate container of each quantity of source material with the type of source material and quantity of material and the words, "radioactive material."

(b) Ensure that the quantities and concentrations of source material are as labeled and indicated in any transfer records.

(c) Provide the information specified in this paragraph to each person to whom source material is transferred for use pursuant to subsections 1 to 5, inclusive, of NAC 459.212, or equivalent regulations of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or an agreement state. This information must be provided before the source material is transferred for the first time in each calendar year to the particular recipient. The required information includes:

(1) A copy of NAC 459.212 and 459.312, or equivalent regulations of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or an agreement state.

(2) Appropriate radiation safety precautions and instructions relating to the handling, use, storage and disposal of the material.

(d) Report transfers as follows:

(1) File a report with the Division which must include the following information:

(I) The name, address and license number of the person who transferred the source material;

(II) For each general license issued pursuant to NAC 459.212, or equivalent regulations of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or an agreement state to whom greater than 50 grams (0.11 pounds) of source material has been transferred in a single calendar quarter, the name and address of the general licensee to whom source material is distributed, a responsible agent, by name or position and telephone number, of the general licensee to whom the material was distributed, and the type, physical form and quantity of source material transferred; and

(III) The total quantity of each type and physical form of source material transferred in the reporting period to all recipients identified pursuant to sub-subparagraph (II).

(2) File a report with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or each responsible agency of the agreement state that identifies all persons, operating under provisions equivalent to NAC 459.212, to whom greater than 50 grams (0.11 pounds) of source material has been transferred within a single calendar quarter. The report must include the following information specific to those transfers made to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or agreement state with which the report is filed:

(I) The name, address and license number of the person who transferred the source material.

(II) The name and address of the general licensee to whom source material was distributed, a responsible agent, by name or position and telephone number, of the general licensee to whom the material was sent, and the type, physical form and quantity of source material transferred.

(III) The total quantity of each type and physical form of source material transferred in the reporting period to all such generally licensed recipients under the jurisdiction of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or within the agreement state, as appropriate.

(3) Submit the reports required by this paragraph by January 31 of each year covering all transfers for the previous calendar year. If no transfers were made to persons generally licensed under NAC 459.212, or equivalent regulations of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or an agreement state during the current period, a report must be submitted to the Division so indicating. If no transfers have been made to general licensees under the jurisdiction of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or in a particular agreement state during the reporting period, the required information must be reported to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or the responsible agency of the agreement state upon the request of the agency.

(e) Maintain all information that supports the reports required by this section concerning each transfer to a general licensee for a period of 1 year after the event is included in a report to the Division, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or the responsible agency of the agreement state.

Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R144-13, eff. 10-13-2016

NRS 459.201

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