10A NCAC 15 .1632          DISPOSAL OF SPECIFIC WASTES

(a)  A licensee may dispose of the following licensed radioactive material without regard to its radioactivity:

(1)           0.05 microcurie (1.85 kBq), or less, of hydrogen-3, carbon-14 or iodine-125 per gram of medium used for liquid scintillation counting; and

(2)           0.05 microcurie (1.85 kBq), or less, of hydrogen-3, carbon-14 or iodine-125 per gram of animal tissue, averaged over the weight of the entire animal.

(b)  A licensee may not dispose of tissue pursuant to Subparagraph (a)(2) of this Rule in a manner that would permit its use either as food for humans or as animal feed.

(c)  The licensee shall maintain records of disposals made pursuant to Subparagraph (a)(2) of this Rule in accordance with Rule .1642 of this Section.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 104E-7(a)(2); 104E-7(a)(5); 104E-12(a);

Eff. January 1, 1994;

Transferred and Recodified from 15A NCAC 11 .1632 Eff. February 1, 2015.