Wash. Admin. Code § 246-232-011 - Exemption of certain self-luminous products containing radioactive material(s)

Current through Register Vol. 21-24, December 15, 2021

(1) Hydrogen-3 (tritium), krypton-85, or promethium-147.
(a) A person is exempt from the requirements for a license and from this chapter and chapters 246-233 and 246-235 WAC to the extent that the person receives, possesses, uses, transfers, owns or acquires, and does not manufacture, process, produce, apply radioactive material to, incorporate radioactive material into, or initially transfer for sale or distribution, self-luminous products containing hydrogen-3 (tritium), krypton-85, or promethium-147 in self-luminous products manufactured, processed, produced, imported or initially transferred in accordance with a specific license issued by the NRC. The exemption in this subsection does not apply to hydrogen-3, (tritium), krypton-85, or promethium-147 used in products primarily for frivolous purposes or in toys or adornments.
(b) Any person who desires to manufacture, process, produce, or initially transfer for sale or distribution self-luminous products containing tritium (H-3), krypton-85 (Kr-85), or promethium-147 (Pm-147) for use under (a) of this subsection should apply for a license under 10 C.F.R. 32.22 and for a certificate of registration in accordance with WAC 246-235-108.
(2) No person may introduce radioactive material into a product or material knowing, or having reason to believe, that it will be transferred to persons exempt under this section or other sections or equivalent regulations of the NRC or an agreement state, except in accordance with a specific license issued by the NRC, Washington, D.C. 20555.


Wash. Admin. Code § 246-232-011
Amended by WSR 13-24-025, filed 11/22/13, effective 12/23/13 Amended by WSR 16-13-054, Filed 6/10/2016, effective 7/11/2016 Amended by WSR 17-01-034, Filed 12/12/2016, effective 1/12/2017

Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050 and 70.98.080. 09-06-003, § 246-232-011, filed 2/18/09, effective 3/21/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. 01-02-068, § 246-232-011, filed 12/29/00, effective 1/29/01.

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