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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 481. Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations
10/21/2020

12VAC5-481-3730. Exempt Quantities.

Radioactive material

Microcuries

Antimony 122 (Sb 122)

100

Antimony 124 (Sb 124)

10

Antimony 125 (Sb 125)

10

Arsenic 73 (As 73)

100

Arsenic 74 (As 74)

10

Arsenic 76 (As 76)

10

Arsenic 77 (as 77)

100

Barium 131 (Ba 131)

10

Barium 133 (Ba 133)

10

Barium 140 (Ba 140)

10

Bismuth 210 (Bi 210)

1

Bromine 82 (Br 82)

10

Cadmium109 (Cd 109)

10

Cadmium 115m (Cd 115m)

10

Cadmium115 (Cd 115)

100

Calcium 45 (Ca 45)

10

Calcium 47 (Ca 47)

10

Carbon 14 (C 14)

100

Cerium 141 (Ce 141)

100

Cerium 143 (Ce 143)

100

Cerium 144 (Ce 144)

1

Cesium 129 (Cs 129)

100

Cesium 131 (Cs 131)

1,000

Cesium 134m (Cs 134m)

100

Cesium 134 (Cs 134)

1

Cesium 135 (Cs 135)

10

Cesium 136 (Cs 136)

10

Cesium 137 (Cs 137)

10

Chlorine 36 (Cl 36)

10

Chlorine 38 (Cl 38)

10

Chromium 51 (Cr 51)

1,000

Cobalt 57 (Co 57)

100

Cobalt 58m (Co 58m)

10

Cobalt 58 (Co 58)

10

Cobalt 60 (Co 60)

1

Copper 64 (Cu 64)

100

Dysprosium 165 (Dy 165)

10

Dysprosium 166(Dy 166)

100

Erbium 169 (Er 169)

100

Erbium 171 (Er 171)

100

Europium 152 9.2 h (Eu 152 9.2 h)

100

Europium 152 13 yr (Eu 152 13 yr)

1

Europium 154 (Eu 154)

1

Europium 155(Eu 155)

10

Fluorine 18 (F 18)

1,000

Gadolinium 153 (Gd 153)

10

Gadolinium 159 (Gd 159)

100

Gallium 67 (Ga 67)

100

Gallium 72 (Ga 72)

10

Germanium 68 (Ge 68)

10

Germanium 71 (Ga 71)

100

Gold 195 (Au 195)

10

Gold 198 (Au 198)

100

Gold 199 (Au 199)

100

Hafnium 181 (Hf 181)

10

Holmium 166 (Ho 166)

100

Hydrogen 3 (H3)

1,000

Indium 111 (In 111)

100

Indium 113m (In 113m)

100

Indium 114m(In 114m)

10

Indium 115m(In 115m)

100

Indium 115 (In 115)

10

Iodine 123 (I 123)

100

Iodine 125 (I 125)

1

Iodine 126 (I 126)

1

Iodine 129 (I 129)

0,1

Iodine 131 (I 131)

1

Iodine 132 (I 132)

10

Iodine 133 (I 133)

1

Iodine 134 (I 134)

10

Iodine 135 (I 135)

10

Iridium 192 (Ir 192)

10

Iridium 194 (Ir 194)

100

Iron 52 (Fe 52)

10

Iron 55 (Fe 55)

100

Iron 59 (Fe 59)

10

Krypton 85 (Kr 85)

100

Krypton 87 (Kr 87)

10

Lanthanum 140 (La 140)

10

Lutetium 177 (Lu 177)

100

Manganese 52 (Mn 52)

10

Manganese 54 (Mn 54)

10

Manganese 56 (Mn 56)

10

Mercury 197m (Hg 197m)

100

Mercury 197 (Hg 197)

100

Mercury 203 (Hg 203)

10

Molybdenum 99 (Mo 99)

100

Neodymium 147 (Nd 147)

100

Neodymium 149 (Nd 149)

100

Nickel 59 (Ni 59)

100

Nickel 63 (Ni 63)

10

Nickel 65 (Ni 65)

100

Niobium 93m (Nb 93m)

10

Niobium 95 (Nb 95)`

10

Niobium 97 (Nb 97)

10

Osmium 185 (Os 185)

10

Osmium 191m (Os 191)

100

Osmium 191 (Os 191)

100

Osmium 193 (Os 193)

100

Palladium 103 (Pd 103)

100

Palladium 109(Pd 109)

100

Phosphorus 32 (P 32)

10

Platinum 191 (Pt 191)

100

Platinum 193m(Pt 193m)

100

Platinum 193 (Pt 193)

100

Platinum 197m(Pt 197m)

100

Platinum 197 (Pt 197)

100

Polonium 210 (Po 210)

0.1

Potassium 42 (K 42)

10

Potassium 43 (K 43)

10

Praseodymium 142 (Pr 142)

100

Praseodymium 143 (Pr 143)

100

Promethium 147 (Pm 147)

10

Promethium 149 (Pm 149)

10

Rhenium 186 (Re 186)

100

Rhenium 188 (Re 188)

100

Rhodium 103m (Rh 103m)

100

Rhodium 105 (Rh 105)

100

Rubidium 81 (Rb81)

10

Rubidium 86 (R86)

10

Rubidium 87 (Rb87)

10

Ruthenium 97 (Ru 97)

100

Ruthenium 103 (Ru 103)

10

Ruthenium 105(Ru 105)

10

Ruthenium 106(Ru 106)

1

Samarium 151(Sm 151)

10

Samarium 153(Sm 153)

100

Scandium 46 (Sc 46)

10

Scandium 47 (Sc 47)

100

Scandium 48 (Sc 48)

10

Selenium 75 (Se 75)

10

Silicon 31 (Si 31)

100

Silver 105 (Ag 105)

10

Silver 110m (Ag 110m)

1

Silver 111 (Ag 111)

100

Sodium 22 (Na 22)

10

Sodium 24 (Na 24)

10

Strontium 85 (Sr 85)

10

Strontium 89 (Sr 89)

1

Strontium 90 (Sr 90)

0.1

Strontium 91 (Sr 91)

10

Strontium 92 (Sr 92)

10

Sulphur 35 (S 35)

100

Tantalum 182 (Ta 182)

10

Technetium 96 (Tc 96)

10

Technetium 97m (Tc 97m)

100

Technetium 97 (Tc 97)

100

Technetium 99m (Tc 99m)

100

Technetium 99 (Tc 99)

10

Tellurium 125 m (Te 125 m)

10

Tellurium 127m (Te 127m)

10

Tellurium 127 (Te 127)

100

Tellurium 129m (Te 129m)

10

Tellurium 129 (Te 129)

100

Tellurium 131m (Te 131m)

10

Tellurium 132 (Te 132)

10

Terbium 160 (Tb 160)

10

Thallium 200 (Tl 200)

100

Thallium 201 (Tl 201)

100

Thallium 202 (Tl 202)

100

Thallium 204 (Tl 204)

10

Thulium 170 (Tm 170)

10

Thulium 171 (Tm 171)

10

Tin 113 (Sn 113)

10

Tin 125 (Sn 125)

10

Tungsten 181 (W 181)

10

Tungsten 185 (W 185)

10

Tungsten 187 (W 187)

100

Vanadium 48 (V 48)

10

Xenon 131m (Xe 131m)

1,000

Xenon 133 (Xe 133)

100

Xenon 135 (Xe 135)

100

Ytterbium 175 (Yb 175)

100

Yttrium 87 (Y 87)

10

Yttrium 88 (Y 88)

10

Yttrium 90 (Y 90)

10

Yttrium 91 (Y91)

10

Yttrium 92 (Y92)

100

Yttrium 93 (Y93)

100

Zinc 65 (Zn 65)

10

Zinc 69m (Zn 69m)

100

Zinc 69 (Zn 69)

1,000

Zirconium 93 (Zr 93)

10

Zirconium 95 (Zr 95)

10

Zirconium 97 (Zr 97)

10

Any radioactive material not listed above
other than alpha emitting radioactive materials

0.1

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 24, Issue 18, eff. June 12, 2008.

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