10A NCAC 15 .0315          GENERAL LICENSES: ICE DETECTION DEVICES

(a)  A general license shall be issued to own, receive, acquire, possess, use, and transfer strontium‑90 contained in ice detection devices, provided each device contains not more than 50 microcuries of strontium‑90 and each device has been manufactured in accordance with a specific license issued by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission or in accordance with the specifications contained in a specific license issued by the agency or an agreement state to the manufacturer of the device pursuant to licensing requirements equivalent to those in Section 32.61 of 10 CFR Part 32 of the regulations of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

(b)  Persons who own, receive, acquire, possess, use, or transfer strontium‑90 contained in ice detection devices pursuant to the general license in Paragraph (a) of this Rule:

(1)           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 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission or an agreement state authorizing manufacture or servicing of the devices; or shall dispose of the device pursuant to the provisions of Rule .1628 of this Chapter;

(2)           shall assure that all labels affixed to the device at the time of receipt, and bearing a statement which prohibits removal of the labels, are maintained thereon; and

(3)           are exempt from the requirements of Sections .1000 and .1600 of this Chapter except that such persons shall comply with the provisions of Rules .1628, .1645 and .1646 of this Chapter.

(c)  This general license does not authorize the manufacture, assembly, disassembly or repair of ice detection devices containing strontium‑90.

(d)  This general license is subject to the provisions of Rules .0107 to .0111 of this Chapter and Rules .0303(a), .0337, .0342, .0343, and .0345 of this Section.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 104E‑7; 104E‑10(b);

Eff. February 1, 1980;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1994;

Transferred and Recodified from 15A NCAC 11 .0315 Eff. February 1, 2015.