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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 481. Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations
4/25/2017

12VAC5-481-500. Specific Terms and Conditions of Licenses.

A. Each license issued pursuant to this part shall be subject to all the provisions of the Act, now or hereafter in effect, and to all rules, regulations, and orders of the agency.

B. No license issued or granted under this part and no right to possess or utilize radioactive material granted by any license issued pursuant to this part shall be transferred, assigned, or in any manner disposed of, either voluntarily or involuntarily, directly or indirectly, through transfer of control of any license to any person unless the agency shall, after securing full information find that the transfer is in accordance with the provisions of the Act, now or hereafter in effect, and to all valid rules, regulations, and orders of the agency, and shall give its consent in writing.

A request for license transfer shall include (i) the identity, technical, and financial qualifications of the proposed transferee and (ii) financial assurance for decommissioning information required under 12VAC5-481-450 C.

C. Each person licensed by the agency pursuant to this part shall confine use and possession of the material licensed to the locations and purposes authorized in the license.

D. Each licensee shall notify the agency in writing when the licensee decides to permanently discontinue all activities involving materials authorized under the license.

E. Each licensee shall notify the agency in writing immediately following the filing of a voluntary or involuntary petition for bankruptcy under any Chapter of Title 11 (Bankruptcy) of the United States Code by or against:

1. The licensee;

2. An entity (as that term is defined in 11 USC § 101(15)) controlling the licensee or listing the license or licensee as property of the estate; or

3. An affiliate (as that term is defined in 11 USC § 101(2)) of the licensee.

F. The notification specified in subsection E of this section shall indicate the bankruptcy court in which the petition for bankruptcy was filed and the date of the filing of the petition.

G. PET Distribution.

1. Authorization under 12VAC5-481-440 H to produce PET radioactive drugs for noncommercial transfer to medical use licensees in its consortium does not relieve the licensee from complying with applicable FDA, other state or local requirements governing radioactive drugs.

2. Each licensee authorized under 12VAC5-481-440 H to produce PET radioactive drugs for noncommercial transfer to medical use licensees in its consortium shall:

a. Satisfy the labeling requirements in 12VAC5-481-480 I 1 d for each PET radioactive drug transport radiation shield and each syringe, vial, or other container used to hold a PET radioactive drug intended for noncommercial distribution to members of its consortium.

b. Possess and use instrumentation to measure the radioactivity of the PET radioactive drugs intended for noncommercial distribution to members of its consortium and meet the procedural, radioactivity measurement, instrument test, instrument check, and instrument adjustment requirements in 12VAC5-481-480 I 3.

3. A licensee that is a pharmacy authorized under 12VAC5-481-440 H to produce PET radioactive drugs for noncommercial transfer to medical use licensees in its consortium shall require that any individual that prepares PET radioactive drugs shall be:

a. An ANP that meets the requirements in 12VAC5-481-480 I 2; or

b. An individual under the supervision of an ANP as specified in 12VAC5-481-1710.

4. A pharmacy, authorized under 12VAC5-481-440 H to produce PET radioactive drugs for noncommercial transfer to medical use licensees in its consortium that allows an individual to work as an ANP, shall meet the requirements of 12VAC5-481-480 I 2.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 18, eff. June 12, 2008; Volume 32, Issue 24, eff. August 25, 2016.

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