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Subpart 38.36

Specific requirements for irradiators.

(a) Purpose. The requirements of this section apply to panoramic irradiators that have either dry or wet storage of radioactive sealed sources, and to underwater irradiators in which both the source and the product being irradiated are under water. Irradiators whose dose rates exceed five grays (500 rads) per hour at 1 meter from the radioactive sources in air or water, as applicable for the type of irradiator, are covered by this section. The requirements of this section are in addition to other requirements of this Part, and nothing in this section relieves the licensee from complying with other applicable regulations for siting, zoning, land use and building code requirements for industrial facilities.

(b) Specific requirements. Each person who constructs or operates an irradiator shall comply with the provisions of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations, “Licenses and Radiation Safety Requirements for Irradiators,” Part 36, January 1, 1995 edition1.

Historical Sec. amd. filed June 10, 1971; repealed, new filed July 6, 1978; amds. filed: Note: June 25, 1985; March 15, 1993; repealed, filed June 9, 1994; new filed April 15, 1999 eff. May 15, 1999.

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