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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 481. Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations
7/5/2020

12VAC5-481-3250. Labeling.

A. Each source, source holder, or logging tool containing radioactive material shall bear a durable, legible, and clearly visible marking or label, that has, as a minimum, the standard radiation caution symbol, without the conventional color requirement, and the following wording:

DANGER or CAUTION

RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

This labeling shall be on the smallest component transported as a separate piece of equipment.

B. Each transport container shall have permanently attached to it a durable, legible, and clearly visible label which has, as a minimum, the standard radiation caution symbol and the following wording:

DANGER or CAUTION

RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

NOTIFY CIVIL AUTHORITIES (OR NAME OF COMPANY)

C. Uranium sinker bars used in well-logging applications shall be legibly impressed with the following words:

CAUTION

RADIOACTIVE DEPLETED URANIUM

NOTIFY CIVIL AUTHORITIES (OR NAME OF COMPANY) IF FOUND

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.

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