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Re: RERe: Transportation of Wipes for Removable Contamination
> Unfortunately radioactive materials are regulated by roughly 37 different
> federal agencies, each for their own purposes.
> DOT (T stands for TRANSPORTATION) regulates hazardous materials (includes
> radioactve material in excess of 70 Bq/gram) in TRANSPORT.
> The NRC and/or Agreement State regulates the use of radioactive materials
> (some NRC documents state that any detectable activity is radioactive
> material for DISPOSAL purposes) including disposal and possession limits.
You mentioned 2 of the approximately 37 federal agencies which regulate
I am curious, what are the other 35?
Wesley R. Van Pelt, Ph.D., CIH, CHP KF2LG
President, Van Pelt Associates, Inc.
Consulting in radiological health and safety.