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

12VAC5-481-980. General provisions.

Article 12

A. Licensees shall (i) use the units curie, rad, rem, and roentgen, including multiples and subdivisions, and may include the International System of Units (SI) units (Becquerel, gray, sievert, and coulomb per kilogram) and (ii) clearly indicate the units of all quantities on records required by this part.

B. Notwithstanding the requirements of subsection A of this section, when recording information on shipment manifests as required in 12VAC5-481-960 B, information shall be recorded in SI units or in SI units and units as specified in subsection A of this section.

C. The licensee shall make a clear distinction among the quantities entered on the records required by this part (e.g., total effective dose equivalent, shallow dose equivalent, lens dose equivalent, deep dose equivalent, and committed dose equivalent).

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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