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

12VAC5-481-950. Disposal of specific wastes.

A. Licensees may dispose of the following licensed material as if it were not radioactive:

1. 0.05 μCi (1.85 kBq) or less of hydrogen-3 or carbon-14 per gram of medium used for liquid scintillation counting; and

2. 0.05 μCi (1.85 kBq) or less of hydrogen-3 or carbon-14 per gram of animal tissue, averaged over the weight of the entire animal.

B. Licensees may not dispose of tissue under subdivision A 2 of this section in a manner that would permit its use either as food for humans or as animal feed.

C. Licensees shall maintain records in accordance with 12VAC5-481-1060.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register 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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