15A NCAC 11 .1626 LABELING REQUIREMENTS AND EXEMPTIONS
(a) The licensee shall ensure that each container of licensed radioactive material bears a durable, clearly visible label bearing the radiation symbol and the words:
or the words:
The label shall also provide sufficient information (such as the radionuclide(s) present, an estimate of the quantity of radioactivity, the date for which the activity is estimated, radiation levels, kinds of materials, and mass enrichment) to permit individuals handling or using the containers, or working in the vicinity of the containers, to take precautions to avoid or minimize exposures.
(b) Each licensee shall, prior to removal or disposal of empty uncontaminated containers to unrestricted areas, remove or deface the radioactive material label or otherwise clearly indicate that the container no longer contains radioactive materials.
(c) A licensee is not required to label:
(1) containers holding licensed radioactive material in quantities less than the quantities listed in Appendix C to 10 CFR §§ 20.1001 - 20.2401;
(2) containers holding licensed radioactive material in concentrations less than those specified in Table 3 of Appendix B to 10 CFR §§ 20.1001 - 20.2401;
(3) containers attended by an individual who takes the precautions necessary to prevent the exposure of individuals in excess of the limits established by this Section;
(4) containers when they are in transport and packaged and labeled in accordance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation,
(5) containers that are accessible only to individuals authorized to handle or use them, or to work in the vicinity of the containers, if the contents are identified to these individuals by a readily available written record, for example, containers in locations such as water-filled canals, storage vaults, or hot cells, provided the record shall be retained as long as the containers are in use for the purpose indicated on the record; or
(6) installed manufacturing or process equipment, such as piping and tanks.
History Note: Authority G.S. 104E-7(a)(2);
Eff. January 1, 1994.